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Fitness and clothing. They’re linked, but not in the way you think!

February 17 HAPPY SNOW DAY! (first one of the year for us, at least the first one with actual snow, in Charlottesville.) I’ve been in a clothes funk lately, which started in late November when I was in a tizzy … Continue reading

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On ice scrapers. And Valentine’s Day. And chocolate.

February 12, 2015 (this is my favorite Valentine’s present) My husband showed me how much he loves me yesterday, at 7:45 am, February 11. What did he do, you may ask. Did he shower me with rose petals or present … Continue reading

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On impossible, and being you

February 10 I made a new friend yesterday. Oh, we’d met before, in the way we meet so many people these days – online, through mutual friends who kept saying, “Don’t you know her?” But this was real life, face … Continue reading

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Attitude and mistakes. And Shrimp and Grits!

February 6, 2015 When I meet my students for the first time, we go over the basics. What’s the most important ingredient in cooking? “Salt,” someone says. “Safety,” chimes in another. “Love.” “Spices.” “Butter.” The answers come thick and fast. … Continue reading

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Waking up vs getting up

February 4 (Side note. How is it February already?) I rarely have trouble waking up. I can open my eyes and be ready to face the day pretty easily. It’s the getting up, the physically getting out of those cozy … Continue reading

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Why am I blogging anyway?

January 31 Why am I blogging? I suppose the answer is multi-faceted, as is so much of life. Sure, I’m blogging to think out loud. To share some of the weird musings that go on in my brain. Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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Super Bowl snacks, the homemade, Tasty Thursday version!

January 29 Super Bowl Sunday – the junk food day of the year. There’s no secret that junk food is a huge business. Let’s face it – those chips and dips just taste great! But you don’t have to ingest … Continue reading

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