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Truck Envy

I have truck envy. There, I said it. Not just for any truck. No, I want the Toyota Tacoma. Stop laughing. I have wanted a Toyota Tacoma since I was in college. I have also moved more times than I … Continue reading

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What I Learned from My Last Relationship

I’ve spent more time than I’d like to admit beating myself up over my last relationship. It lasted 4 months, a new record of shortness. Here’s what happened and what I learned: The first date I cancelled it. Someone informed … Continue reading

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Inner Dialogue on Dating, & My Parents’ Influence

This week I heard my inner dialogue about dating again go like this: ‘My mom gave up years ago. So can I!’ What. The. Fudge?!?! ‘Now that I think about it, my dad gave up long before my mom did, … Continue reading

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My First Half Marathon as a Single Mom

About a year ago, I decided to challenge myself. Running as my therapy (it helps me burn off energy & have more patience), I could easily run 5 miles any time, any day. I started rolling around the idea of … Continue reading

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Considering Change

I read I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan over the weekend. The premise of the book appealed to me. “In I Almost Forgot About You, Dr. Georgia Young’s wonderful life – great friends, family, and successful career- aren’t enough to … Continue reading

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He’s a Keeper

Conversation from Sunday went like this: Son: Thanks for making me clean my room today. Me: What? Son: Thanks for making me clean my room. It really needed it! Me: Uhhh, you’re welcome! For the record, I didn’t make him … Continue reading

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Rafting Down the River or Not

For the first time since my move last April, I got asked out. I knew it would happen eventually whether during my commute or at work or at the book store. It happened at work. He asked if I’d like … Continue reading

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