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We’re Only Human

I think we can all accept that people make mistakes. Some of them are worse than others, there’s no doubt about that, but mistakes often result in shrugged shoulders and a comment “Hey, we’re only human.” So then, I wonder, why do we not extend the same courtesy to units of people? This could be… Continue reading We’re Only Human

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Lifting Weights

I recently started working out again and I am once again reminded of some of my own issues surrounding fitness. I’ve been debating unpacking them here, but my family can confirm that I am a terrible unpacker. It took me a full month to literally unpack from our recent trip to Utah. But practice makes… Continue reading Lifting Weights

Parenting, Random musings, Uncategorized, Writing

Seriously Funny

I generally think of myself as a serious person. Anybody who has read this gem knows that this self-impression is 100% false. I have serious thoughts and I take important things seriously, but I really am pretty goofy at heart. Embracing these dichotomies about myself, for my post this week I've added a little poem… Continue reading Seriously Funny

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Our Better Angels

I recently started a new job, and while there are some growing pains I’m finding it to be a generally fabulous experience. My new role has allowed me to look at some recent events in a lens that I haven’t exercised for a while. I have been seeing so much in the news about the… Continue reading Our Better Angels

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Homeland is a Feminist Issue

If you have been reading for a while I’m about to confirm something you have probably noticed. If you’re new here, welcome! I’m glad you’re here and I’m glad you’re about to learn something new about me. Tackling current events is not something I normally do here, in a public space. It takes me so… Continue reading Homeland is a Feminist Issue