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GREEN WITH (A LITTLE) ENVY

This is my first blog post as a 34-year-old. I keep mentioning how old I am, partly because I still can’t believe I’ve hit the “mid-thirties”; partly because this is my own…

HAPPILY EVER AFTER (I LEAVE YOU)

I’ll start off by saying this: marriage is a beautiful thing, but it’s not a prize. It’s not the tape you cut at the end of the race, the gold medal you…

THIRTY TWO FOR THIRTY TWO

I turned thirty-two in September and I’ve been meaning to write this since then, but to be honest, life, procrastination and the need to step back a little means I’m writing it…

AN URGE-NT INTERRUPTION

I’m lying on the masseuse’s table, covered in a plush white towel, enjoying the warm breeze coming in through the lattice door. The ocean is alive, and I’m really digging the sound…

LETTER TO A TROLL

Dear Miserable Troll, Thanks for writing to me about two weeks ago. I meant to write back sooner but I’ve been a little busy enjoying a nice, quiet, blessed life. I promised…