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A True Halloween Tale about Karma and Mantras

On this day, when the veil between this world and the beyond is supposedly at its thinnest, I offer you this story about karma (it’s not scary, it’s just cool): Last week I was at a gas...
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Sometimes It’s Easier to Go Fast

This is a post about learning to ski, learning to ride a bike, and remembering how to live a life. Skiing first. Prior to this winter, I skiied twice: Once during a ski trip with my 9th grade class and...
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The Introductory Package

So it’s been six months of utter joy (as opposed to udder joy, which is an entirely different thing) with the boyfriend. Bliss. It’s ridorkulous (because we’re dorks). I can’t...
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The Power of Saying No

  I have a kitchen calendar that’s pretty much the nerve center of our home. The kids scrawl all of their activities into the proper date boxes — yes, even the 5-year old, who...
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Taking (some of) the pain out of transcription

This post for all the writers out there. If you ever have to transcribe interviews, I just found a great tool that you’ll want to get your grubby little mitts on. I have always found the...
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You won’t believe how [blank] this [blank] is!

I’m so tired of all the videos floating around social media that say something like “Cutest [blank] ever!” “You won’t believe how [blank] this [blank] is!”...
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If you have ovaries you should read this (spoiler: it’s not about cancer)

Have some ovaries? Or maybe even just one ovary? Or maybe you used to have ovaries? Whatever. My point is that female types should read the article below. (Psst … It’s nice for men, too. So...
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To all the recovering alcoholics and drug addicts: Thank you

This article popped up on the sidebar of a news article about Phillip Seymour Hoffman. It’s by Russell Brand, whom I’ve always thought is incredibly articulate and hilarious. (No comment on...
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