The Day After A Snowstorm

The day after a snowstorm. There's nothing like it. The snow turns pink with sunrise. There's a different type of quiet in the forest. It's one of the most peaceful moments in life. The trees are perfectly still, heavy with snow. A crackling wood fire warms the...

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The Itch

Do you get the two-year itch? An itch to switch things up. Maybe change jobs or move homes? This seems to happen to me every 2 years. I think it's because for the past decade I've been moving in and out of places every two years. That's what your twenties are...

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Autumn 2020

This year I'm being intentional about how much time I'm spending outside. Even though we're not in quarantine, and haven't been for a couple of months, I still worry about things shutting down again this fall (typical flu season) and being required to stay inside...

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Book Club: Big Friendship

Friendship is fascinating to me. It's through friendship that I've felt the most seen in my life. But it's quite rare to come across studies on friendship that are as deep and wide as studies on romantic or family relationships. Why is that? This book isn't a...

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What’s Helping Me Cope During Covid

I, for one, am so tired of seeing articles how about to care for yourself and they all say the same thing - have a bedtime, drink water, eat vegetables. YEAH, I know that. And am already doing those things. Are there any other tips on how to care for myself besides...

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New Must-Listen Podcasts

This is not a list of podcasts that are being promoted everywhere and you are tired of hearing about. This is a list of podcasts that have me hooked. They are compelling stories with binge-worthy episodes. Happy Face Summary: "For Melissa Moore, 1995 was a...

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