Category Archives: transitions

Positive upheaval, aka “moving” right along…

The last several months have been a challenge, but I’m no stranger to challenge.  They have been fraught with loss of friendship, change in job status and the death of a close family member.  On the positive side…they have brought … Continue reading

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It may be cliche…transition is underway…

And I have so much to say….haha. I’ve become a cliche-driven individual. And I’m here to celebrate that status. Hey, I love words and cliches are groups of words. I offer no apology. With difficulty, I’ve decided that a major … Continue reading

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121 and counting…

I like to cross things off, count down and keep track of important dates. Right now, the number 121 refers to the number of school days left until the end of this school year. But it’s far more meaningful than … Continue reading

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A childhood bastion crumbles…

Down the block, around the corner and down the next block was a building I visited frequently as a child.  It was old, small and smelled of the many books that filled it.  When we moved to Delmar right before … Continue reading

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Seemingly insurmountable challenges…

Behind my laughing, calm facade is a constant battle between good and evil.  No, it’s not a super-hero battle but the one waged between the binge-eating devil and the clean-eating fairy.  I haven’t always been obese, just the majority of … Continue reading

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Not the “Same Old Lang Syne”

And I mean no disrespect to Dan Fogelberg, may he rest in peace.  There was a time when I loved that song but I’m no longer into feeling regret and longing as I transition into a New Year.  But I … Continue reading

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Summer’s swan song

My last day at the lake for the summer is always bittersweet.  I’m so thankful for the ability to rent there for the whole summer and grateful for the time I’m able to spend there.  However, it also means my … Continue reading

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