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Wordless Wednesday: The Three Loves of My Life

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Relax, Relate, Release: The Friends in Barbados

Every year a group of women who met in college fly from all over the U.S. to, as Whitley Gilbert said, “Relax, relate, release!” And I’m so fortunate to be counted among this tribe. Three years ago, we went to Bermuda, then … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: A View From Above in Barbados

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Netflix Makes Parenthood’s Final Season Not So Sad

You know how most of the people on TV are pretty, skinny and reflect the so-called vision of perfection? And how we’re not supposed to want to emulate that? Let’s be real. Not admiring them is easy to say, hard … Continue reading

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Escaping to Hood River for the Hopsfest

It’s been too long. It really has. It’s been too long since I’ve written. My writing is the lifeblood of me and I’ve been too caught up in my busy-ness that I’ve been neglecting it and thusly me. We were … Continue reading

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BlogHer Recap: Growing your blog, kissing Piper and talking Scandal with Kerry Washington

I’ve sat down to write this post a few times, but there’s so much to say I’m honestly not sure where to begin. My journalism self demands: Get to the point! And that in itself is hard. I recently went … Continue reading

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Mom bullied at the beach for wearing a bikini

It was my friend’s first time in a bikini in 13 years. She was on the beach in Alberta, Canada with her two kids, relaxing under the sun when three people began to taunt her. “It started with, ‘oh my … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Best friends at the beach

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Doing the ‘big chop’ to start my natural hair style

Well I did it. I chopped it off. I’ve long been wrestling with the issue of whether to rid myself of my chemically treated hair and grow it natural. I’m going to back up just a smidge to drop some … Continue reading

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A Visit to Oregon’s Cannon Beach

“Let’s go to the beach, each!” That line from the Nicki Minaj song had been running through my mind since I had the idea to slip away to Cannon Beach, Oregon for a couple days. My mother-in-law was in town … Continue reading

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