Category Archives: Hope Chest

Short Notes on Turning 30

Before our first vet school exam, the teachers gave us some example questions to help direct our studies. One of the questions was, “Write short notes on the tongue.” I remember this exact question because I remember thinking, “Short notes? … Continue reading

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Taking Off The Mask

It didn’t take long for my blog to diverge from my chaste path of self-discovery to a smutty dating blog. Continue reading

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An American Goldfish inTokyo

True Confession: I’ve spent more money on my hair in the past 2 weeks than I have in the past 2 years. True Confession: It feels totally worth it. I have choppy blue and blonde Tokyo Rockstar hair. Reality: I … Continue reading

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Could I Interest You in a Glass of Pinot?

Disclaimer: I’m writing this blog post to stop me from texting this boy I used to know. After two full glasses of Pear Cider – amazing Pear Cider – with my salad tonight (why the hell didn’t I order a … Continue reading

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Closure – Whatever That Means

Usually, I play it cool. This is so me not playing it cool. Continue reading

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5 Good, Bad and Ugly Reasons Why I Did Not Write for 5 Weeks

This is my 100th blog post. It seems fitting that it would be a landmark. I just moved back home to Colorado Springs. Not just home, but REALLY home. Like my mom is my new roommate and we are actually … Continue reading

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Little White Lie….

So, I saw this picture on Open Mind Yoga’s Facebook page this morning: The first four words that I saw were: “Sweet.” “Peaceful.” “Witty.” “Dependent.” “Dependent?” No way – I looked again to see if I missed the letters “i-n” … Continue reading

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No Year’s Resolution

At the end of a long December, there’s one phrase I hear every year as the clock strike’s midnight: “May this one be better than the last.” This New Year’s Eve, I looked around the crowded room (um – am … Continue reading

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First Friday Moment

A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. “This Moment” is a ritual found on Life inspired by … Continue reading

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Old Year’s Resolutions

I haven’t written them yet – but I’m working on them……and my Christmas cards….sorry I haven’t sent those out yet…. Continue reading

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