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Taking a Break From Adulting

I know I’m supposed to be a grown up. And most days I’m pretty successful at pulling it off. Like so many other Real Women, I run around taking care of people, being a good worker bee, maintaining our home, … Continue reading

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Celebration or Ambivelance?

I’m a bit ambivalent about St. Patrick’s Day. I have nothing against it. But I don’t whole-heartedly and excitedly embrace it, either. I figure this is mostly because, as far as I know, I have not one drop of Irish … Continue reading

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Moments of Therapy

It is no secret that we R.W.’s have a lot on our plates. Between family, work, home, and a myriad of other activities and responsibilities, we juggle a whole ‘lotta balls in the air, and take care of a whole … Continue reading

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Perfect Days

When was the last time you had a perfect day? Maybe I should clarify what I mean by “perfect.” I’m not talking about magically waking up looking like Jennifer Aniston or Sophia Vergara, being ideally healthy and fit, having no … Continue reading

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Queens for a Day…or at Least Three Hours.

I had the good fortune to spend this past Saturday with my Personal Board of Directors… otherwise known as my BFF’s.  One of the agenda items during our meeting was a visit to a lovely Spa that is about an … Continue reading

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The Simple Joys of Reality

One of my out of town BFFs visited this weekend.  I used to feel that I had to plan ahead and arrange some special activities when my friends visited.   After all, plenty of exciting images come to mind when girlfriends … Continue reading

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I remember as a child, my mother told me that the older you get, the faster time flies.  Of course, as a young girl, I thought this sounded crazy.  How could my days go any faster?  Now that I’m older, … Continue reading

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Roughing It

Once or twice each summer, we go camping. We pack up our tent and supplies and head out for a weekend under the stars.  Naturally, “camping” means a wide range of things to a variety of people. There are those … Continue reading

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I love my home, I really do.  I enjoy spending time here.  In the summer, we like to have weekend “staycations” by our pool.  But from time to time, I feel the pull to get away. I enjoy traveling, and … Continue reading

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