19 for 2019

01.1.2019

Happy New Year! I usually hate new years: the 'happy' part of winter is over, and ahead of us is 3 months of cold wet dark miserable. But this year I'm excited to get back to work, and excited about the year that just ended and the year to come …

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Reading Lately: December 2018

01.1.2019

Despite the cold, I love December. Or rather, I love Christmas season. The lights! The trees! The time with family! It feels like a time to pause, reflect on the year, absorb the beauty around us, and be with the people we love. Plus there's so much time for reading …

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Reflections on 2018

12.29.2018

I keep waiting for life to settle down, for the days to feel long and the years to feel short, but just like 2016 and 2017 2018 felt momentous. My life now is so different than it was a year ago, both in the day-to-day and the memories I've collected …

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Reading Lately: November 2018

12.3.2018

While November was a wonderful month for me personally, it wasn't great in terms of literature. I had a lot of of stops-and-starts this month, with books I'd put on hold with every intention to read and then found I didn't want to pick up or finish. Florida by Lauren …

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My Slightly Less Boring Bucket List

11.24.2018

A few months ago I wrote about my super boring bucket list. In summary, my bucket list does not include seeing the Northern Lights or skydiving but does include getting married and having kids. Since writing that list I've started having more exciting ideas for my bucket list, and when …

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Holiday Bucket List 2018

11.24.2018

Thanksgiving has come and gone, which means the HOLIDAY SEASON has started. Christmas is a confusing time - like a lot of millennials I have found memories of Christmas with my family, and love the lights and the tree and the ritual of it. On the other hand I've outgrown the …

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Reading Lately: October 2018

10.28.2018

My lucky-book-streak continues this month, with some truly fantastic fiction and a small dash of self-help. I also just got about 9 books in from the library all at the same time, so am looking forward to spending the weekend curled up with some tea and a lot of books …

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