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Happiness Highlights: Homesick Edition

Last week was a bit of an emotional roller coaster for us. We said goodbye to friends in Pittsburgh, discovered the hidden beauty of Hocking Hills, Ohio, met up with family in central Indiana, then said goodbye to family through … Continue reading

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Today I Choose Enough

For the first time since I began freelance writing a few years ago, I’m having a slow month. If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you know that I’m usually working too much, battling too many deadlines too close … Continue reading

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What We Could Give Up

I remember a time about eight years ago when Jared and I were desperately trying to come up with a list of things we could live without. We were broke. More than broke. We had way more month than money … Continue reading

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Do What You Love: Where to Get the Time

If there’s one thing that has inhibited my pursuits of happiness in the past even more than a lack of money, it has been a lack of time. Despite the fact that we all have the exact same amount of … Continue reading

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Could I have prevented the holocaust? Can I stop the next one?

Could I have helped prevent the holocaust if I had been living in Germany in the 1930s? This is a question I’ve asked myself repeatedly over the last few days.  I’m afraid I don’t have an answer.  I’m afraid of … Continue reading

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Why the Internet (or anything else in your adult life) is actually NOT “just like high school”

My husband, while not nearly as good at Words With Friends or Bejeweled Blitz as I am, is almost always emotionally wiser than I am. This morning over coffee and Marlboros, he dropped this little bit of wisdom on me: … Continue reading

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