When Your Mind Isn’t Yours

Monday was one of those days. Everyone has them. Things were funky from the start. I was having big reactions in response to situations that wouldn’t have phased me at all the day before. I’d worked all weekend and felt burnt out when I sat down at my desk for the eighth consecutive day. At […]

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Hey, Im on a podcast!

Guys, it’s a very exciting Wednesday! My wildly talented friend Alex (@alexalexchaney) is launching his podcast, Happy Unhappy. A little bit about Alex: He’s actually no stranger to the blog. You’ve heard me talk about bands A Story Told and Kids Amen? Yup, that’s his voice you’re hearing. Humble brag for sure, but you know my […]

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Perspective Isn’t 2020

See what I did there? Because it’s 2020, and perspective is difficult to– never mind. I’ve learned a lot this year, but one reality smacking me in the face daily is how much people seem to disagree on. I’m hoping one page we’re all on is that 2020 has been hard. Regardless of what side […]

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Listen, learn, and shout!

Hi, and welcome back to your regularly scheduled content 2020 is an absolute shit show. What even is regular, normal, usual anything? The last three weeks have been eye opening to say the least. A global pandemic had nothing on the smack-you-in-the-face reality that racism is still alive and well in this country, and it’s […]

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Real It ‘Til You Feel It

This is my new, somewhat lame, but still rhyming take on fake it ’til you make it. And no, I’m not bashing fake it ’til you make it. It works wonders in a number of situations that include, but are not limited to: Being nice to someone who gets on your nerves because you don’t […]

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Hello From Quarantine

Happy Memorial Day, fam! It’s been a while. I hope you’re all doing well during this truly strange time. Long story short, our household is doing okay. We’re all homebodies by nature, so other than wanting to do house projects and being too afraid to go to Home Depot, we’re kind of peachy. Well, as […]

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2020: A Lesson In Intentionality

Alternative titles include but are not limited to: 2020: WTF? 2020: Let Me Out 2020: Where is 2021, already? Let me just apply a disclaimer to this post… What’s about to follow may imply that I’m cool as a cucumber about what’s going on in the world, and that I’m handling it completely rationally (this […]

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Thirty-Fun

Hey, hey! It’s my birthday! There are some new faces here that have joined me since blogmas, and somehow, in my post-blogmas hiatus. What better day for me to introduce myself than my birthday? If you’re new around here, hi, hello. I appreciate you, and your reading this post is literally part of making my […]

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Book Review: The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank

I’m off to a great start on that 2020 goal of reading 12 books and have already finished my first of the year, The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank. I’ve had this book for a seriously long time (I got it at Borders… are they done for?), and dug it out […]

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New Year, Same Me (but better, I hope)

New year, time for some resolutions. Mental health, first. That’s easier said than done because I truly believe that good mental health involves pretty consistent commitment to all of the quintessential resolutions. So, in putting my mental health first, I’m also prioritizing the following goals and living by the cliche, “You have to love yourself […]

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