Category Archives: Starting Anew

That stupid phrase

I know they are meant to be encouraging words, but they sound anything but encouraging when they’re uttered. Growing up in my family, I’ve heard the phrase, “Well, if this is the worst thing that ever happens to you…,” many … Continue reading

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The Plot Twist

Have you ever taken a sip of something expecting it to be one thing and it turns out to be something completely different? Well that just happened to me metaphorically and it caught me off guard…like really off guard!! I’m … Continue reading

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Well, that’s a first!

Today I had a first date with someone and experienced something I’d never had happen before. I think it’s a good sign, but I’m curious if I’m just reading too much into it, so I’d love to get my readers’ … Continue reading

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The second first time

We were laying down on his bed, our arms wrapped around each other. I was still a bit nervous given I’d been down this road with him before. I knew this time was different, but I was still a bit … Continue reading

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How did it come to this?

I took a big chance leaving my previous life behind to move to a new town without a job lined up in hopes of something different. I started this year in the best shape I’ve been probably my entire life. … Continue reading

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So many feels

Combine moving into a new place plus the imminent time of the month arrival and you have a recipe for a one-woman emotional roller coaster! I’m bouncing between being so glad to have a place of my own and being … Continue reading

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Anxiously Awaiting

Writing has always been my way of dealing with stress. Well…that and eating. Today is a significant day for me, however, as I am finally getting the keys to my apartment. I have been staying with family since I moved … Continue reading

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This is a good thing

My dearest companion, We’ve been spending quite a bit of time together, and I have to admit that I am looking forward to a bit of a break. It’s not that I don’t like you. I really do, even more … Continue reading

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Introducing Leon

Two of my favorite movies, simply for the stupid humor and quick wit, are both Airplane! and Airplane II: The Sequel. By far, my favorite character in these movies is Jacobs, the goofy control room worker. At one point in … Continue reading

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Reality can bite me

Writing is a bit of an escape for me. It helps me get out of my head what’s been bothering me which, in turn, gives me a sense of peace. To say I’ve had a lot on my mind lately … Continue reading

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