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Not a good week.


Buried under boxes and “Where should I put this?” has just been too much this move. I’m usually not so overwhelmed, but this move… Advertisements

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Plugging back in…


Yeah, okay, it’s only been two weeks, but between my move and lack of internet service and Michelle’s trip, we weren’t able to get on-line last week. But I saw her smiling face this week, coffee cup in hand. We … Continue reading

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The move


Are moves ever really smooth? I mean really? Your stuff gets broken, chipped. You can’t find the spoons to unpack so you have to eat with the ice cream scooper. You live around boxes, stepping over things. You go without … Continue reading

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Saying good-bye


This week I said my good-byes to the friends I’ve made here in Norfolk–Michelle and the tap ladies. I dreaded this week, thinking it would be horribly depressing. But to tell you the truth, I’ve had one of the best … Continue reading

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Looks can be deceiving….


I’ve made this meal various times before. This is not how it is supposed to look….

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Yo-yo dieting


Michelle and I spend a lot of time talking about food as we cook it and eat it. We’re women and we’re alive so we’ve struggled with body image and food issues. We’ve tried diets, gone off diets, gained weight, … Continue reading

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Tap-dancing in Norfolk


This was most likely my last performance with the tap club. There aren’t any performances in June, and Matt and I will be gone by July. The group is an all-volunteer club who meets twice a week and performs at … Continue reading

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A day at the beach


I had the best day today. I laughed. And I was allowed to be myself, no judgment passed. Why, oh, why can’t we find that in everyday life more often? I spent the afternoon with Miss Michelle cooking, editing, and … Continue reading

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