Heartbreak and Emotions #Life

I had to say goodbye to one of my dogs on Sunday. One (sounded out as oh-nay) came into my life 14 years ago. She was a seven week old shiba inu puppy whom the owners had bought but hadn’t realized how high strung she’d be. She happened to be visiting the same vet as…

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13 Years #Life

A long, long time ago, I got a job in a call center. They held a multi-week training class, and we had to pass the final test before moving out to the floor. Someone got a perfect score on the test, and that was the first time I ever noticed the quiet young man sitting…

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Sneaking Online

It’s amazing how unproductive I am when staying home with children. These past couple of weeks, I ignored my writing, fell behind on my critiquing, and accomplished nothing of what I actually planned to do. My daughter got her tonsils and adenoids out, so I’ve been hanging out with her, keeping her pain level under…

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Hi, I’m an ISTJ #CatastropheMode

Well, January has been par for the course at the Town’s End with three doctor visits, two rounds of antibiotics, and multiple uses of inhalers. Ah the joys of being a parent. Thankfully, all I’ve had is a lingering cough that’s been around since last April, so I’ve been able to tend to my little…

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Colonel’s Challenge 2019 #Life #Fitness

Warning: This is a long, non-writing related post! The first of the year kicked off the Colonel’s Challenge. It’s a work-sponsored exercise challenge that runs 10 weeks. It’s meant to encourage both commissioned and non-commissioned employees to adopt healthy habits of weight-lifting and aerobic exercise. I tackled it last year, and I hope to regain…

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Welcome to 2019 #IWSG

That first Wednesday of the month came quickly this year. I’m still recovering from my “vacation” (read: 12 days of house cleaning and full-time kid watching), so I don’t have a whole lot to say other than it’s nice to be able to sit down and type something again. Writing progress has been zilch and…

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2018 Year in Review

Goals. Such a terrifying concept for me. I have a thing with starting stuff and never finishing it. I set goals, and never meet them. Well, back in January, I made known a few of my goals. 1. Meet all the criteria for the Colonel’s Challenge. I did all the weight lifting and exercise, though…

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