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DIARY OF A FACEBOOK POST-A-HOLIC IN WITHDRAWAL

  DAY 1 (4/12/14) Precipitous event. Reflecting on short conversation with Meredith R. about quality of life and needing to limit screen time. She has a great blog, Queen of All Wild Things. I emailed 18 people I care most … Continue reading

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Married, with OCD

My husband’s attempt to publicly shame me while I was not logged into Facebook actually drew some handsome compliments, in a twist of fate. Also, who knew this was a thing? THIS is what drove me out of hiding and … Continue reading

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3 Lessons I’ve Learned from Gardening

1. “Intuition is good; sometimes Internet is better.” Fourth of July, for the FIRST time, I looked up something about gardening on the Internet—why my broccoli had burst into flowers. It didn’t resemble the broccoli I knew and loved. I … Continue reading

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The Old-Fashioned Barber

Russ, my beautician, is an old-fashioned gentleman living in a modern world. They just don’t make ’em like Russ anymore. While I’m seated in his barber chair, I’m asked to put down the cell phone and converse. When he first … Continue reading

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False Starts

Today I am featured over at The Whirling Blog, a wonderful collaborative site created by the famous New York artist, Gene-Manuel. I was lucky to have met Gene-Manuel in an IntenSati class, and we’ve both been boosting our creativity and … Continue reading

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The Punchlist

I’m like the suburban housewife version of The Karate Kid. Five hours of tree pruning, cutting, raking, tying bundles, and marking larger branches for removal, and every muscle’s feelin’ it. I’ve got some rad “carnage,” too (bruises and cuts). Thank … Continue reading

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The Bright Side of a Broken Leg

I’m here in Florida taking care of my mom, who was run over by a golf cart and broke her leg. It’s been raining since I arrived, and there are T-storms in the forecast ’til I depart. Then my sister … Continue reading

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