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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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Two Years.

  I actually missed the anniversary date. That in itself is a sign of progress, I think. August 10th, two days ago, marked two years since we moved to Florida. Last year, I marked this date with a resignation and … Continue reading

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One is silver and the other gold

“Mom, when are we going to change houses again?” Emma doesn’t speak to me for the first half of our morning drive to daycare.  I think it takes her that long to get over being pissed about having to get … Continue reading

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Oh, the places you’ll go. Without me.

“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!” -Dr. Seuss Now that Hilly has had a chance to tell you herself, it’s OK for me to talk about it here. Hilly hasn’t been here … Continue reading

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I need a girlfriend.

I notice it most when my polish is chipped off my toes. And when I’m sitting at home flipping through HGTV reruns. And when it’s a Tuesday night and the kids are in bed, Jared’s asleep on the couch, and … Continue reading

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One Year: the real reason I didn’t blog this earlier

Sunday marked one year since we left our families behind in Iowa and moved to Florida. If I’m being completely honest, that’s part of the reason I didn’t turn on the computer this weekend. I knew that in the computer … Continue reading

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