Category Archives: Emotional Outlet

Year in Review — 2015: Ride the Coaster

I am ready to have 2015 in the rear view mirror. While there were so many great things that happened this year, the few lousy things just cast dark shadows over everything. So, in no particular order, I present my … Continue reading

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There Are Worse Things, Right?

All the brouhaha over Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert’s divorce got me to thinking…. Side note: I really don’t care one bit about their divorce. Personally, any time a marriage is held up to the spotlight as fairy tale perfect … Continue reading

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Fixation Finished

I admitted to my husband and best cheerleader this morning that I ma having a crisis. I am so fixated on running this half marathon at the beginning of May that I fear I may be causing myself physical and … Continue reading

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Sorry Not Sorry

So I just saw this article on “skinny shaming“. As a plus-sized woman, I suppose I should agree with the spirit of the article. I know how it feels to be made fun of because of appearance or body size … Continue reading

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Everything in Moderation

I believe in gay marriage and gay rights. I think people who are gay have not made a choice to be gay. I don’t think there is any valid religious argument against homosexuality. Gay rights are civil rights. And while … Continue reading

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Year in Review — 2013

Ahhh, New Year’s Eve and the inevitable reflecting on the year that has gone by oh, so quickly.  Personally, I have noticed that time seems to go by so much more quickly since having a daughter.  Coincidence?  I think not! … Continue reading

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Because it’s the Cup

I was in the bar at the Animal Kingdom Lodge in Walt Disney World when the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2010.  I had a passing interest in hockey because Jim and Becky had been going to games together. … Continue reading

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When Imagination is a Bad Thing

From the time we are little kids, we are encouraged to use our imaginations.  My imagination has always been strong.  It’s how I managed to get all my Barbies to communicate with each other.  It’s how I knew what to … Continue reading

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