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Yes.  I’ve been absent from my blog for a while.  Life has been busy – and good! In September I went to a few football games under the Friday night lights and in the steamy heat of a Saturday – ah, September in MN I spent time with friends, sitting in the creek with margaritas on that… Continue reading 45

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What’s Making Me Happy 8.8.13

It is the 14th annual Happiness Happens day today, sponsored by the Secret Society of Happy People!  Thought I’d do a quick “what’s making me happy” list to commemorate. The Timehop app makes me so happy.  I know I’ve mentioned it before (haven’t I?) but it’s an app that shows my social media posts from… Continue reading What’s Making Me Happy 8.8.13

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44 Things – Quarter 4

Yes, Quarter 4.  In a few months I will be having another birthday!  I have been so busy lately that I haven’t had much time for self-reflection, so I haven’t completed this thought yet.  Let’s see what comes of it for now… 44 Things: Q4 – Things to DO or LOOK FORWARD TO! (July, August,… Continue reading 44 Things – Quarter 4

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What’s Up?!

What I’ve Been Watching: Smash (NBC Tuesday Nights) – It’s so fun to watch this show about putting on a Broadway show.  There’s much that is predictable, but the music and locations are so fun.   Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – Still loving this show and never miss it.  Prince was on Friday night and… Continue reading What’s Up?!

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What’s Making Me Happy 2/28/13

Wow.  Last day of February.  Did that fly by, or was it just me? I have a bunch of things that are making me happy, so here’s my list for you to read as February winds down… Tomorrow is the start of “meteorological” spring!  It hasn’t been a horrible winter, but winter always makes spring… Continue reading What’s Making Me Happy 2/28/13

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Snapshot of a Sunday

What I’m Reading: I finished The Great Gatsby for book club next week.  I look forward to discussing it and eventually seeing the new movie this spring!  I have done some book ordering lately, so a bunch of new books arrived.  The first that I picked up and devoured was 84, Charing Cross Road.  Wow! I… Continue reading Snapshot of a Sunday

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What’s Making Me Happy This Week 1/30/13

It’s been a few weeks… let’s see… Last week, two movies in the theatre – both great and worth seeing!  “The Impossible” with Marissa with Wehrenberg free popcorn Wednesdays and “Silver Linings Playbook” with Deadra with matinee junkies in the suburbs!  I can’t wait to see “Silver Linings Playbook” AGAIN.  I can’t wait to buy… Continue reading What’s Making Me Happy This Week 1/30/13

Mondays · Stuff About Me · Writing for Fun

In 2012…

In 2012 – Life changed pretty drastically for me, with my (wonderful) new job!  Aside from  having a lot to learn about social work in the hospital setting (specifically Emergency Department), the unpredictable and crazy hours have caused the need  for creativity and flexibility in getting in the fun stuff!  But, never fear. I still… Continue reading In 2012…

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What a Difference…

Only a few weeks left in 2012. Tonight I was looking back in my computer to see if I wrote any kind of “end of year wrap up” for 2011 and found nothing but revisions of resumes and cover letters dated 2011.  I guess that’s where my mind was last year at this time!  What… Continue reading What a Difference…

Movies!

Film Friday Footnotes

So far this fall I have seen some great movies, in the theatre and at home!  Here’s a quick roundup: Trouble with the Curve (with Kristine for her birthday) –  Grumpy old Clint Eastwood, successful and driven Amy Adams, the lovable friend John Goodman and the cuter-than-cute Justin Timberlake.  There’s just something about baseball movies… Continue reading Film Friday Footnotes