Category Archives: raw

The illusion seems so real

So…I realize that I’ve been radio silent. Again. It’s amazing how easy it is to let life steal my voice. A few weeks ago I had a major breakthrough only to hit a wall. So many times I feel like … Continue reading

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Suddenly?

Well…I am officially employed. It happened quickly. On a whim, I sent my resume. Less than 30 minutes later, I had an interview. About 24 hours later, I had an offer. I wasn’t expecting any of this. That’s probably why … Continue reading

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Stalled out

A long time ago, I had a car that I lovingly called the blue bomb. Friends gave her to me. It was a beater Subaru…banged up door, years past its prime. I was thankful for the blue bomb. There was … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

Today is a day set aside to celebrate women. How awesome is that? I’ve always been more of a tomboy…I’d rather watch an action adventure flick than a chick flick. You can catch me on Sunday screaming my head off … Continue reading

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Rebooting

The trees are budding here in Philadelphia, and we’re expecting our second nor-easter in less than a week. What the heck is going on with the world? In some ways, I feel like the weather right now is reflective of … Continue reading

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You are a diamond

What comes to your mind when you think of the word “diamond?” Engagement? Marriage? Beauty? Shiny object? Opulence? Pockets of diamonds in the earth’s mantle are rare. It takes a specific set of circumstances for them to form. A diamond is … Continue reading

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Surrender

Yesterday was one of the most difficult days that I’ve had mentally in a long time. I woke up and I was just depleted of all of my energy. I felt empty and cracked and hopeless. I was standing in … Continue reading

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Sadness and fear

When I encounter sadness or fear, I’m usually very mean to them. I see them as the enemy and try to squash them. Today, I’m trying something different. I’m having coffee with them, telling them how much I appreciate their … Continue reading

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Creativity

I’m listening to the book Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. If you haven’t read/listened to it, and you are a creative person, stop what you’re doing and seek this book out. I’ve always seen myself as creative. I am a … Continue reading

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Joy comes in the morning

Yesterday was a rough day. I felt off kilter from the moment I woke up. I had everything planned in my head, but everything was off by half a step…from my commute, to my working interview, to the rest of … Continue reading

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