Category Archives: Beginnings

Hope springs eternal

I have eaten hundreds of apples in my life. Maybe even thousands (we did have our own orchard for six years when I was growing up), and while I have bitten into more than a few worms, never have I … Continue reading

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Looking ahead

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I think they are silly and fraught with false hopes of changing behaviors that you would have already changed if you were going to. But, I do like to set goals, and a fresh … Continue reading

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All I want to do

… is sit in my recliner with my wool slippers on and a purring cat on my lap, with cheesy 80s movies cued up on the Netflix, and knit. Is that so wrong? It’s the weather, I think. The crisp … Continue reading

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Seven year itch

I wasn’t online when it happened, but a few days ago was my seven year blogiversary. Things like this generally go unrecognized in my brain-pan (I do remember my wedding anniversary, and birthdays of immediate family – but beyond that, … Continue reading

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A new leaf

This is my last week being 39. A whole new decade awaits me and I, for one, am excited. I have big plans for my 40s. We’ll be empty-nesters (fingers crossed), we will finish paying off our debt (except the … Continue reading

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Back to school

It’s that time of year again! Kids all over the country are headed back to the classrooms; our district starts next week. This year, we have just one child going back to school so the prep is considerably reduced. She … Continue reading

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Seattle sick leave law, pt. 2

I thought I’d post my findings on how our company will be impacted by the new Seattle sick and safety leave ordinance that is kicking in on September 1st. I’m sure there are a lot of companies in the same … Continue reading

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