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SoCal and the Reality Check
Monday, June 25, 2012      2 comments

I have family in Southern California, and, as luck would have it, so does the friend that I am staying with in Northern California. This past Wednesday, we decided to head down to SoCal to visit our family. I spent 5 of my most formative y... Read more
I Just Fell Off A Horse
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      6 comments

I'm sure that there is a metaphor in this somewhere. Nevertheless, today, I literally, rather than metaphorically, fell off of a horse. I've been learning to ride these past few weeks thanks to a wonderful friend and accomplished horsewoman who ... Read more
In the words of Mrs. Broflovsky: "Wha, wha, WHAT!?" (or, I am now my own guinea pig)
Sunday, July 10, 2011      2 comments

Coolest thing: in my email there was a newsletter from one of my groups. I made the top 5 in our group for fitness minutes! Woo hoo! I looked over all of my reports for this week. I should have lost a few pounds. I mean, I was exercising m... Read more
"Phew, for a minute there, I lost myself."
Saturday, June 25, 2011      3 comments

Rarely can anyone say anything better than Radiohead. Especially in a song called Karma Police. This is a line that I take to heart, and, more often than not, explains my state of being. I've been "away" for a week and a half. I derailed m... Read more
I Said a Bad Word.
Saturday, June 11, 2011      5 comments

My dad is a sailor. His dad is a sailor. On my mom's side: Papaw was an ex-Army farmer from the backwoods of Arkansas. As fate would have it, I have one helluva potty mouth. But as a woman who is trying to begin her career, the foulest, di... Read more
If I were Colbert, I'd put Subway on notice.
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      5 comments

I really tried! I promise I did! I had 25 minutes before I had to be back in the classroom at 5:30 to teach for a 3 hour stretch, after working since 7:30 this morning. Until 9pm to eat dinner was out of the question. I was feeling a little woo... Read more
Bracing Myself
Saturday, May 28, 2011      7 comments

**Disclaimer: This is my first EVER blog entry--on any site. Please be gentle. I'm not quite sure how this goes.*** I'm entirely conscious of my inner critic. I mean, certainly there are probably some deep-seated issues that haven't come to... Read more