About Me Personal


I wasn’t sure I wanted to post this when I wrote it late Saturday night.  I thought it was just me needing to get some thoughts out through my fingers and it would just sit in my saved drafts for awhile.  But it continued to weigh on me and I felt the need to post …

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Personal Relationship Wedding

The Next Chapter

Never in my life have I been that person that gets super excited or sentimental about the new year.  It’s just not how I work.  I’m not a resolution maker or someone who believes that a new year = a new you or the next big thing or anything like that. This year has been …

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Personal Relationship

My Protector

This was not the original post I had planned for today, but it’s still sitting heavily on me this morning, so I needed to write about it here.  Last night, after dinner, Devon and I were watching one the Chopped episodes we had waiting for us on our DVR.  About 5 minutes in, I looked …

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Life Personal

Life Is Too Short

Today is a bit of a sad day for me. A year ago today, one of my students passed away (I talked about her here).  I actually forgot it was today until I went on Facebook this morning and everyone was recognizing the anniversary.  It’s not any easier to think of her passing a year …

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Real Life

I’ve been kind of debating whether or not to put this out here because while this blog is about real life and about my life, there are always some things that I want to keep protected.  Sometimes it’s people, sometimes it’s situations (like that one thing I keep saying I need to tell you all …

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