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Waiting for the Hurricane

As I write this post, I’m sitting by my windows waiting for a hurricane to sweep through. The Superdome, which is only a few blocks from my building, is lined with military vehicles and personnel, and the streets are eerily quiet. It shouldn’t be a devastating storm like the ones we’ve seen in the news over the last several weeks. In fact, it looks like it could miss us entirely, but the city-wide curfew, which goes into effect in a…

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Living Offended

It’s embarrassing to think about how long I lived my life looking for reasons to be offended, but that was…

When Laziness Sets In

I spent the morning at the Social Security Administration to update my married name. I walked to the SSA because…

Almost One Year Later

It’s been almost a year since I started actively losing weight, and I’ve lost over 100 pounds. I can honestly…

Turning the Page

I’ve never enjoyed saying goodbye, and sometimes even the best changes are hard to accept. I knew for more than…

Unfinished Blog Posts

As a blogger who gets distracted by everyday life a lot of posts go unwritten, and over the last couple…