Category Archives: My Life


Ten months.  That’s how long it took from first seeing the “For Sale” sign to move in day, but we were patient and worked hard (and all the stars aligned), and for the past two-and-a-half weeks, we’ve been living in … Continue reading

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Circus life

No, I’m not talking about aerial arts, though we have, somehow, continued to make space for aerial silks here and there.  Rather, life feels like a many-ringed circus these days: house purchase, house remodel, buying a [new-to-us] car, selling our … Continue reading

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A house at last!

It took almost exactly SEVEN years, but we finally bought a house!  This purchase has been in the works since last August, when I happened to take a different route to school and saw the “For Sale” sign just in … Continue reading

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Finding balance

In my semester recap post back in December, I wrote about some changes I planned to make to bring create some space and balance: reducing my hours at my paid job and resuming a regular mindfulness meditation practice. Mindfulness first!  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on tidying up

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, my name finally rose to the top of the library’s hold list for Marie Kondo’s The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and I dove into the book, knowing I only had three weeks … Continue reading

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Working my way into 2016

Happy New Year, ya’ll!  I would apologize for being late, but seeing as how I’m still getting out a few last Christmas gifts, this post is actually quite timely! We spent New Year’s in Iowa with my family, and I … Continue reading

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Rest, recharge, renew — and play!

All three components of the title were much-needed, and the past five days have been fun, with more to come! On Friday morning, we waved goodbye to Gabriel and my MIL — they’re having their own fun in Florida (including … Continue reading

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