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Seasons of Love

The Twelve Months of Oh-TwelveFive hundred twenty-five thousandSix hundred minutesHow do you measure, measure a year?In daylights, in sunsets, in midnightsIn cups of coffeeIn inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife.In five hundred twenty-five thousandSix hundred minutesHow do you measureA year in the life?-- "Seasons of Love," RentFriends and family, travel, and countless good memories have… Continue reading Seasons of Love

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I’m leeeeaving on a jet plane…

The best gift I've given myself this year is that of travel. From the weeklong vacation I took to California at the beginning of January to see a dear friend get married, visit my dad, and meet my stepfamilysource imageto a Memorial Day reunion with my best friend in Chicagoto the impromptu Charleston dinner cruise… Continue reading I’m leeeeaving on a jet plane…

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My mojo’s back and there’s gonna be progress…

This is the face of happiness.Hey na, hey na, my mojo's back!Hi, friends. I hope all of you in the US had a great Thanksgiving holiday. Mine was GLOR-I-OUS. The actual holiday was wonderful (more about that tomorrow), but the mental break the extended weekend provided was truly priceless. As I alluded to last week, I… Continue reading My mojo’s back and there’s gonna be progress…

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Giving thanks

Sometimes I think it's the not-so-great year (I'm looking at you, 2011) that deserves the most gratitude. There are always people and things for which to be grateful......for loved ones old and new, near and far...for loved ones gone but never forgotten...for health, both physical and mental...for a roof over our heads and food in our bellies...for… Continue reading Giving thanks