INTERIOR Design

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I like writing about all kinds of things, but it seems like I’m most drawn to blogging about interior design… and INTERIOR design… Today I feel drawn to the latter, but I never really know what I’m going to feel like writing about on any given day. That’s kind of what I love most about blogging- […]

I Used To Believe

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I stumbled across a website called I Used To Believe yesterday, which is chock full of funny and bizarre beliefs that adults thought were true when they were children. There were beliefs about nature… “Thunder is created because of the collision of clouds.” -Anonymous “I used to believe, when I was like five, that space had a […]

No Day Ever Ends If It Makes A Memory

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Pictures of parents conjured up cherished memories today. Funny how they can just race right across time to find us, again and again… …bringing things with them that haven’t been thought about in ten…fifteen…twenty years. Kevin’s memory bridges back a few years further than mine. Mine, for the most part, only seems to stretch back as […]

Word of the Year

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Have you chosen a Word of the Year? Apparently, a Word of the Year is the new New Years resolution. Basically, you choose one word that has the potential to inspire you and create intention in your life, all year long. My word for 2012 is up, and it was recently inspired by these two… …who […]

Things I’d Tell My 37-Year-Old Self

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Soon after I blogged about the Things I’d Tell My 17-Year-Old Self, I wondered what I might tell myself in right now, if I was 57, and looking back 20 years in the other direction. Then I thought: Hey- my Mom is 20 years in the other direction. So I asked her if she’d be […]

Pumpkin Coffee Cake

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We pulled into my aunt and uncle’s driveway just as the sun was slipping below the horizon line on Sunday night. Their newly-installed turbine was just a’spinnin’ in the breeze, and wow what an awesome sight that was! It’s the first one of it’s kind in the entire state of Minnesota and the energy it […]

Me and Mom (Part 2)

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Mom and I pulled out of Mount Vernon, Illinois pretty early on Sunday morning. She’s a real road warrior, this one… I kept telling her I didn’t mind driving if she needed a break, but she assured me she was fine, so I just rode shotgun and snapped pics as we drove up through Missouri […]

Me and Mom

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My Mom and I are roadtrippin’ to Minnesota (and Wandawega!) this week! We’ve driven 640 miles, and passed through four sunny states so far. The drive has been gorgeous! Such beautiful weather, and the trees on the sides of the road are just starting to explode with fall colors. (Rumor has it, they’re going to […]

How To Stretch Shoes

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Remember when I blogged about the (cute) shoes that were killing my feet? Well, I’m happy to report that my Rocket Dogs aren’t barkin’ anymore! A whole bunch of friendly folks left comments on that post about using frozen bags of water to stretch them, and it totally worked! Woo hoo! A sweet gal named […]