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Carrying Traditions Forward

In my recent newsletter I wrote about creating new traditions for the holiday season. As I'm creating new tradition, I also realize I’m carrying traditions forward too. Though I don’t have children of my own, I do have children in my life. It’s important to me to create new traditions with them, while also carrying… Continue reading Carrying Traditions Forward

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A Beautiful Life

While talking with my colleague the topic of grief came up. She mentioned how a mutual acquaintance once said something to the effect of, “one grief story is one grief story.” In other words, no two are alike. I agree, but it also highlights the loneliness of grief. No one, anywhere, can understand exactly what… Continue reading A Beautiful Life

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2017: A Year in Review

2017. Another tough one. I have thoughts on my hopes for 2018, but before I move forward, I want to look back and reflect on what this year taught me. Side note: This took me three hours to put together! Reviewing my calendar, looking through past blog posts, scrolling through pictures... Although I touch on… Continue reading 2017: A Year in Review