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Short Oregon Trip

In September, we took a short trip (exactly 3 days), to visit my father and his future wife. I haven’t seen him in about 8 years and was extremely nervous for the most part. I took the Fiance with me as a way to get him introduced to that part of the family. The trip went better than expected. Between visiting family, I took him around to some of my favorite childhood things and we…

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A Week For Myself

With how busy things have been between family and work the last four months, I haven’t taken much time for myself. Not from a vacation standpoint. So, I took this week off. It’s something I think is important to do. The last few times that I’ve had time off, it was for something that was happening, going on, or I was needed elsewhere. When I think about that and what little time I give to…

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Paint Nite – Polar Bear in the Night?

I am making up the name of the painting because I cannot for the life of me remember it. We’ve talked off and on about participating in a paint nite, so I finally said, why not. The first step was getting tickets. Now we think we’d like to do this at least once a month, especially in the winter time when there is not a whole lot of other things we can do. So the…

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A House to Ourselves (Also Umbreon)

So, life has been interesting. This week, I learned that I do not know how to handle the types of stress I’ve been handling. Or I mistakenly thought I had a handle on my stress, when in truth, I really don’t and it’s causing me some hesitation and making me wonder if I should seek some help to see if I can learn some better tools. I’m not, however, going to spend some time writing…

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