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2017: What a year!

The end of my 2017 involved a lot of doctor visits. First because I couldn't move my shoulder without feeling excruciating pain, and then a few weeks later because of a headache so severe, I couldn't move my head. As I sat answering the doctor's question about the last time I'd had (insert name of… Continue reading 2017: What a year!

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Spicy Black Bean Soup

I've been making the Spicy Black Bean Soup for a few years now. Yummy on a cold day, just perfect for this past week in Chicago when winter made a comeback.

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When your former enemy becomes the friend you’ll never have

My older sister once slapped a girl in the face. No. Wait. Let me start over. My older sister once slapped my junior high classmate's sister in the face. I'm sure she's slapped others more than once. It happened on another floor of the school, but I found out about it mere minutes later as the word… Continue reading When your former enemy becomes the friend you’ll never have

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Chicago #WordlessWednesday

Sunday, May 22, 1983
Dear Diary

When I was a young republican?

Dear Diary Series Date: Sunday May 22, 1983 Age: 12 Home: Holladay, Utah The president of the United States is Ronald Reagan. One of our problems today is high inflation. We are also troubled by high unemployment [sic] another problem that concerns many people is that of nuclear warfare. So I'm at a loss for words reading… Continue reading When I was a young republican?

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Gray hair and the purple shampoo

I'm back with a gray hair post. It's been a LONG time. I thought I'd never talk about this topic again, but here I am. So what's with gray hair and purple shampoos? First... Let me catch you up One of the reasons I dyed my hair after growing out the gray for 2.5 years… Continue reading Gray hair and the purple shampoo

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Listen Liberal, Stop Giving a F*ck!

It's about investing in your personal growth and understanding that we learn and grow from the things that challenge us.