just not today

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This is the weekend that the stars were supposed to align.

We had picked the date because it was a New Moon*: a time of fresh beginnings and new challenges. The start of the next chapter of life. This was the day that I’d finally get a check mark on that ungodly “Life Check-List”. The check-list that I have spent my entire life worrying about, and striving for – but mostly, of not measuring up against. It was finally my time.

And then I realized it wasn’t.  Continue reading “just not today”

renewal

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So I’ve shaken things up quite a bit in the past few months, my lovely people, and my life is in a major state of renewal.

And with that comes the neglect of you and my blog that you must be accustomed to. So, to make amends, I’m going to give a little photo update to share with you what has been going on in my crazy world of mine.  Continue reading “renewal”

One + Four = Life: fantastic things

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Seriously, so many fantastic things happened this week! With summer nearing its end, a season of change is brewing in the wind. It makes me think of Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins: “Winds in the east, mist coming in, / Like somethin’ is brewin’ and bout to begin.”
Continue reading “One + Four = Life: fantastic things”

80 days until Christmas

Who can even believe how fast this year has gone, and how different things are from one year to the next?

Think about it. Where were you last year at this time? How much has changed since then? Maybe you got new job, lost/made a friend, battled an illness, recovered from a broken heart, graduated school, made a big move. No matter who you are, or what you’ve done, a great deal happens in a mere 365 days. Continue reading “80 days until Christmas”

the significance of hair colour and what I had for dinner

Here’s the thing. When something is happening in my life (either good or bad), I always have to do something with my hair. Sometimes I go get it dyed, sometimes I cut it myself, sometimes I over-pluck my eyebrows, sometimes… well, you get the point. Continue reading “the significance of hair colour and what I had for dinner”