Category Archives: Hopelessly Indulgent Reflection

Penn State, concussions and some confusion over football

A couple of summers ago when I was newly pregnant with Evangeline, our friends E & E moved to our neighborhood.  They moved to our Appalachian/sort-of Southern sort-of Northern Midwest/East Coast city from Colorado, and were used to microbreweries, clean … Continue reading

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Year of the house, year of the burgh…

Happy New Year! I truly did not mean to be gone from blogging for such a long time but since nothing is worse than reading a blog about all the reasons a person HASN’T blogged I will just say I … Continue reading

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Diary Monday!

It has been a long time since I mined my past journals for this blog’s amusement, but since I am up at five in the morning on a Monday, facing a week loaded with a minimum of four meetings per … Continue reading

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portrait of a public relations manager as a young(ish) woman

I first realized my life had veered somewhat off-course when I was still living in Detroit. Oh, not off-course in a many-broken-marriages, troubling-cocaine-habit sort of way, but still, off-course for me, off-course from my original vision. I remember the moment … Continue reading

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discipline

I love this time of year, the transition from summer to winter. I used to be a summer kind of girl, but as I’ve grown into adulthood, while my worship of the sun abides (although now I put a sturdy … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh = Love

I haven’t written too terribly much about why S. and I decided to leave southern Michigan when we had, for a long time, every intention of settling down there and staying forever, but if you follow what serves as a … Continue reading

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Settling In

I am sitting in my neighborhood coffee shop, taking ludicrous advantage of free wireless internet since I don’t yet have it in my home. Outside snow is falling – has been falling, in fact, for two straight days. Next to … Continue reading

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As it turns out…

blogging and moving do not go hand-in-hand. It was my original intent to blog through my transition, but in my final two weeks of work I could either choose to be an effective worker or an effective blogger – I … Continue reading

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Resolutions and planning – an update

In December, the luminous Bloglily  challenged many bloggers to share what kind of plans they make in order to balance the things that make up their lives. At the time I decided to revisit my endless to-do lists, my food … Continue reading

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Despite all evidence to the contrary, I declare my innocence

I testify, here and now, that I have not now, nor in recent memory, nor in faraway memory, lost, forgotten, or otherwise misplaced a single one of our spoons.  S., who cannot be here to testify today, swore on our recently … Continue reading

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