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Through The Desert

So I’m on a plane. Wedged between the tiny airplane window and my college-basketball-sized husband. Flying home from a week in the desert. Palm Desert to be exact. And on this plane, while we pass over mountain peaks and through pink clouds, I’ve got my nose stuck in Molly Wizenberg’s […]

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Goals for 2014

A couple weeks ago, around the time everyone was posting all their goals, resolutions and intentions for the new year, I was very busy feeling all relaxed and reflective and even, dare I say, refreshed. I had eaten and behaved fairly well over the holidays and hadn’t had any semblance […]

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Oregon Coast Trip

The second day of the new year, Taylor and I took off for four days on the Oregon Coast. Our trip went like this: one little cottage on the beach. No phones. No computers. No TV (except the Blazers and Gonzaga games, obviously). No interruptions. No distractions. Just the ocean, […]

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Happy New Year!

It’s that time again. Time to bid another year adieu. Everyone always says that the older you get, the faster time goes. And they are certainly not wrong. When I look back on 2013, I can’t believe all the changes and even more, how they all seemed to happen so […]

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Getting Away

I can’t believe how much my heart longs for quiet these days. How often I end up sitting in the bathroom longer than I intended, just to steal away for a second by myself. Away from to-do lists and times crunches, away from the flow of a day passing much […]

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Five Years

As we round the corner of five years of marriage and step into our sixth year, I’m filled with confidence about the good things ahead. We are ditching both worldly possessions and responsibilities in favor of a simpler life with more time, resources and energy to devote to the things […]