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Dear 2018 Self…

Pairs Well With… “Relax and trust the timing of your life.  You will figure out your career. You will find the right relationship. You will become the person you always wanted to be. Just don’t forget to appreciate who you are now.” -Unknown   Dear 2018 Self, You’ve most certainly become a citizen of the…

At 35, I Still Eat Cake For Breakfast

Pairs Well With…”Act as young as you feel.  You’re not getting older, you’re getting more entitled to be your fabulous self.” – Gwen Stefani I love birthdays. If I have to get specific, my birthday. Growing up, we had a tradition in my house that you got to eat cake for breakfast on your birthday….

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Keep Calm & Blog On

Pairs Well With…”All great changes are preceded by chaos.” – Deepak Chopra         Whoever told me doing a blog site transfer and updates on my own would be easy should hide – now. Run fast. I’m coming to get you. Five-second head start. Pairs Well With… just celebrated its first anniversary… …and I felt it was…

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Dear Future Self…

Pairs Well With… “Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything.  Maybe it’s about un-becoming everything that isn’t really you so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place.” – Unknown     Dear Future Self, Hey Firecracker, how’s it going?  I know we haven’t been properly introduced, and…

What Do You Want To Be Known For?

Pairs Well With…”Chase It” by Ashley Dubose, a Minneapolis favorite (LOVE this song!)   In a hallway conversation with my colleague last week, he asked how I liked my new job, and how my blog was coming along, mentioning that he thoroughly likes and is touched by my writing.  I told him I was working to…

Straight From The Horse’s Mouth

Pairs Well With… “White Liar” by Miranda Lambert Yeah, I’ve told a few fibs in my day.  So what?  We all have, haven’t we?  Truth is, I’ll straight up admit it.  I’ve done it.  And you know what else?  I’d bet my bottom dollar that mine are better than yours – any day of the…