Category Archives: Treasures

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Letters from Osaka

As most of you know, I am a communicator/marketer in higher education fundraising. Pasted below are two letters written for the university community by one of our students, an Asian studies major, who is right now living/studying in Osaka. (I … Continue reading

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Why I Haven’t Really Been Me

I’m not sure that this post will live up to the title because I’m not sure I can honestly say that I know why I haven’t really been me lately. All I know for sure is that I’ve been out … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Better All The Time

I have to admit, I didn’t think I’d be feeling as good as I do by today after what happened last weekend. But it’s time to move on. On the plus side, as of right now, we have a kitchen … Continue reading

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Dear Teen Teresa

This post was inspired by Tracy. I can’t imagine how awesome it would have been to really have received this when I was, say, 15 or 16! Dear Teen Teresa, There are a few things you need to know so … Continue reading

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My Hero

It’s no secret that my Grams is my hero. For many reasons – she’s creative, intuitive, motivated, active…there are too many to list. And now, some gratuitous shots of my Grams from during Christmas. Grams does the splits (yes, she’s … Continue reading

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The New (Old) House Chronicles

We can’t exactly call it “home” yet—it really doesn’t feel like it. But we’ve made some progress in the past week—our first week as homeowners. We made the decision to gut the kitchen and start fresh. Sounds simple, I know. … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Even Faint!

That’s right. I’m proud of me. I signed all those papers in that huge stack at the escrow company without fainting. I am (almost) an official homeowner. Chris was a huge support. We did a final walk-through at the house … Continue reading

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