Since I’ve Been Gone

You guys!  It’s been way too long!   I have to tell you, for a while now I’ve been thinking my blogging days might be over.  I had a good run, but maybe it’s time to throw in the towel.   But then a few things happened that made me reconsider.   I should start off

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My Saving Grace: Podcasts (Suggestions Welcome!)

I have a looonnnggg commute. I get stuck in Hartford traffic every.single.morning. To make my commute more bearable I started listening to podcasts about two years ago. I thought I’d share a few of my regulars, perhaps a few you may not have heard of and can now enjoy too. They are not listed in

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They’re Only Ours On Loan

Before I dropped my son off to start his freshman year in college last month, I made myself two promises: 1. I would not cry when I said goodbye, and 2. I would not cry in front of my eight year old younger son during the car ride home. Well, I broke those promises. I

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Making Room for “Me Too”

I can be an intensely private person with an overwhelming number of stressors to juggle. Sometimes its easier for me to gloss over my life in conversation with others than to try and find the words to describe the convoluted web I find myself in. If you found yourself nodding or otherwise relating to the

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