Filling Your Niche


A few years back, I was working through this class on finding your one true passion (which, FYI, I’m still not sure is a real thing). One of the assignments was to think about the times in your life when you were happiest, then write down all the words you associate with those times. Okay,…

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letting go of 2016

There are a lot of major events you experience on your way through life— starting a new job, your kid’s graduation, a once-in-a-lifetime family vacation, sending that same kid off to college, moving… It’s those milestones that help define your years. In 2016, we marked off not one or two of those things, but all…

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the money elephant

Money is the massive elephant in the room no one ever wants to admit exists. I’m starting this conversation with the full knowledge of my own hypocrisy here. I mean, you can’t find a single post in my archives that focuses on money, and yet the entire time I’ve had this blog, our income has ranged from “struggling” to…

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