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Happiness Highlights: Shooting Blind

As I mentioned in a previous post, I went to Albuquerque, New Mexico last week to experience the 40th Annual International Balloon Fiesta. For nine days, hundreds of hot air balloons gather in one place to participate in balloon races … Continue reading

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Worst-Case Scenario: a Trick for Overcoming Fear

I’ve done a lot of things in my life that could be considered scary. Long before I ever moved into an RV, I moved my family hundreds of miles away from our home and our support system. Many of our … Continue reading

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When Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone Sucks

If you follow me on Twitter, you may have already guessed that this post is about the party/networking event I attended at a bar in Orlando on Friday night. If you don’t follow me on Twitter (or do and just … Continue reading

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Is This The Key to Self Esteem?

Yesterday, I spent about 30 minutes of my work day in a live web chat talking about cheerleading with Varsity and The Motherhood. Oh, yes, I did. One – I was paid to participate and promote the talk beforehand via … Continue reading

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What I Learned When Emma Turned Six

In August of 2007, Jared and the kids and I loaded everything we owned into a U-Haul truck and a Chevy Trailblazer and drove away from everything we’d ever known about home. We moved from Parkersburg, Iowa to Central Florida, … Continue reading

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In Which I Ask You To Stand By Me Through BlogHer

In two days I leave for BlogHer. I swear, I can actually hear most of you groaning. Sure, there are a handful of you who read this blog who will also be attending BlogHer.  And maybe you are just as … Continue reading

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The New Friend Stage

I got my first serious boyfriend my sophomore year in highschool.    He became a part of my family, an integral part of my every day life.  After several months, I knew it would last forever. We broke up two years … Continue reading

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Alive

Sometimes it’s subtle. Other times blatant and bitter. And other times still it’s simply a longing that I am all too familiar with. It must be nice, they say. It must be nice to travel. It must be nice to … Continue reading

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And this is where YOU come into the story…

If you come to this blog on a regular basis, you know that I went to TequilaCon in Philadelphia last weekend. And by now, if you have any interest in blogger drunkenness, you’ve no doubt read recap after recap all … Continue reading

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