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Schenectady, NY
odi et amo.
Interests: writing, eating, cooking, wine, coffee and anything creative.
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Thinking about the things in my life that seem to be utter failures leads me right back to the things that might not seem so bad. Nathaniel and I have recently gotten engaged, in a really romantic way. Not only that, but this ring is stunning, and even if I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2012 at finding lucid
Once upon a time, I found myself in a very different situation than now. I remember being ahead of my time, so to speak. As a teenager in early high school, I was ready to leave behind those who lacked maturity all around me. I knew what I wanted to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2012 at finding lucid
I've been liking you for a long time now! Those are so pretty! I've been feeling crummy and on a NO fat diet, just waiting for a surgery date to have my gallbladder taken out. My wish is (really stupid) to be able to eat our traditional pillsbury cinnamon bun breakfast on christmas morning!
Toggle Commented Dec 14, 2011 on giveaway at Note to Self
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this past weekend, than and i had a really nice visit with his family on his father's side. i love how open and sweet his aunts are; and the lack of screaming and yelling over the dinner table is... refreshing, to say the least. on the ride home, we had... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2011 at finding lucid
this last post brought to you by the cancellation of my xanga and livejournal accounts. customizing my digital footprint seemed like a good, 'fresh start' kinda thing. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2011 at finding lucid
august 28, 2003 smoking inside is illegal in new york now, so the people were gathered outside smoking as if they were in some secret society. i notice a guy with dreads, his eyes catch mine, we smile at eachother. i feel it in my teeth. i realize im stoned... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2011 at finding lucid
i guess i don't believe in them, even when i make them months in advance. somehow, i thought moving into a new house, getting new stuff would change my attitude. i still have trouble sleeping, and i still feel as though the rest of the world is passing me by.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2011 at finding lucid
i kinda hope evil wil steals sheldon's girl friend!
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the loan for the mortgage and the house went through. i have been so busy getting the paperwork in order for the bank and real estate agents, that it has taken it's toll on everything else. this apartment is an absolute disaster, as i have started the great packing and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2010 at finding lucid
completely irrelevant. you said you brought your ipad AND a book? i applaud you for still having books rather than digital versions! there is something much more satisfying in holding a book than a screen.
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the boyfriend and i took the very adult step yesterday to attempt a mortgage pre-approval. we found a modest house that is completely within reason for our small family, (just the two of us and the little kitty..) and that we can afford without giving up the few things we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2010 at finding lucid
i am a big believer in etiquette, and all of the social intricacies that go along with it. just as 50 years ago the rules were different according to culture, the state of affairs these days allow a for a whole new set of rules. my biggest pet peeve is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2010 at finding lucid
Remember when you were a child and you had a little diary with a little cheap plastic lock? I would get a new one all the time, until eventually they became simple or slightly fancier notebooks with many promising blank pages. Each time I got a new book, I would... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2010 at finding lucid
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i constantly find myself rethinking the roles i play with the different people in my life. i suppose we all have those types of friends that we feel we must wear a mask around, or sometimes even a full blown costume. perhaps because they, underneath the cape and funny glasses,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2010 at finding lucid
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