Loss Sucks

Grief Poem

I started writing earlier this week about grief and it turned into me on a soapbox about why everyone needs to attend a funeral once in a while. So I split these into two posts to give this one the platform it deserves. Loss sucks. There isn’t a simpler way to say it. It hurts, …

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Be the Change

be the change

The tradition of Lent inspired this post, but you don’t need to be religious to decide to do some good in this world. If you just want some ideas to help your community and some thoughts for your own improvement, skip to the lists. The purpose of Lent is to prepare for the celebration and …

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Shots! Shots! Shots!

jello shots

Celebrating for Mardi Gras today? Me neither but who needs an excuse for Jello shots? Well I guess I do because I only make them for special occasions. As a parent to little ones, it probably wouldn’t be the best idea to keep alcohol flavored Jello in my fridge at all times. Next holiday up, …

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Why You Should Attend a Funeral

The Dash by Linda Ellis

Life is so precious. We say it when we hear of a tragedy, when somebody has died before their time- but how often do we stop and really give those words much thought in regards to our own lives? I recently attended the funeral of an old classmate Brian, the brother of my dear friend. …

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Hitting Reset

I came home from work with my head pounding in way that I thought it was going to explode. It was a stress headache (shocker) and no amount of water and Starbucks was making it feel better. Tonight was “gym” night so I switched right into mom-mode and started getting dinner ready. Dinner was in …

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