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Running Communities: The Invaluable Paradox

After crossing the finish line this past June at the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, I realized it had been 10 years since my first official race. I used to say “I don’t run, I jog.” But this summer’s milestone made me realize that I don’t just train for an annual race, I’m a runner. It’s a part of me. […]

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“What Happened to Your Head?!” Friends

After sitting down in the chair, I looked up at myself in the mirror. I was excited and expectant of something new, something different. I was bored and searching for a simple way to reinvent my look. I eyed my hairstylist in the mirror, grinned, and said, “I’m up for an adventure. Do whatever you’d like.”  As she began […]

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Friendsgiving

Two years ago, we proclaimed independence from the man (read: decided to stay home for Thanksgiving instead of traveling to see family), and I did the only thing I could think of to do at the time. I embarked on a solo mission. The mission was to cook each and every aspect of a Thanksgiving […]

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When All is Not Calm and Bright: Giving The Gift of Holiday Help

Silent Night used to be one of my favorite Christmas carols.  Now that I have parented through three first Christmases, those tender lyrics sting a bit.  Nothing has ever been calm and bright for me in those first few months with a newborn.  Those first Christmases were bittersweet for me.  Returning to work after maternity […]

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