Let’s Do This a Little Differently

It’s crazy to actually type in my domain name and look back through my posts this year. I haven’t visited my own site in awhile. There are 14 posts from this year in total. That used to be less than a month of content! At the beginning of the year, I wrote about intending to surrender to the divine and to the flow of life. That post was written from what I can now clearly
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To My Mama on Her Birthday

Mom, Before your birthday is officially over, I just want to write you a little love note. Wonder Woman may be the ultimate badass, female role model, but she’s got nothin’ on you. I don’t know anyone who can do what you do. You are the ultimate. You are unstoppable. You are my favorite super hero. When I think about you – and whether it’s reflecting on growing up or just looking back at the
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Tree Chopping

            This is the 5th year we’ve continued the tradition of chopping down our Christmas tree in the Santa Cruz mountains. I’m so happy we keep doing it – it will be so fun as Talie gets older. This year we mixed things up and went to Peacock Tree Farm based on a recommendation from a friend and we really loved it. I was personally most excited about the hot cider. My
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Gearing Up for Winter

I have a vivid memory of Seth and I walking to grocery store from my parent’s house back in 2005 before we could drive. It was raining, we were sharing a headphone set – one in my ear, one in his – listening to Shinedown’s 45. On the way back, we jumped in all the puddles and I remember having so much fun and being so happy. Since then, not much has changed and everything
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