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Julia
Interests: movies and books and photography oh my!
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I miss my commute. It wasn't always this route, maybe about 50/50. This route would often be a good 5-10 minutes faster than the main roads. This route would also mean a 5-10 beats per second increase to your heart... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Julia's Mexico City
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On Sunday I did a brave thing. I had two girls from Harper's grade over for a playdate. I was warned not to have three girls at a time-there could be too much drama. Well guess what? No drama! There... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Julia's Mexico City
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I am writing a novel. You should too! I joined up with National Novel Writing Month organization. They've been around for a while and this year I'm finally DOING IT. The goal is to write a novel (50,000 words) in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
Speaking of books written by men that I read for a specific topic: Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath inspired me greatly last week. The examples they used to illustrate their points... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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This morning I had proper tea. Warmed my little green pot, boiled the water in the kettle and popped in a bag of Yorkshire Gold. A bit of milk and sugar and my wedding china tea cup and saucer and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
I'm a reader. I love books. I love the smell and feel and look of them. I love libraries and bookshops and random bookshelves in other people's houses. My eye goes right to books and I can't help but peruse... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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I bought me some basic pencils today. Bog standard pencils. Classic yellow #2 pencil with pink eraser. I got a pack of 10 from the grocery store and I love them so far. USA GOLD - "Proudly made in Tennessee."... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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Cleaning up / clearing out your space, no matter that space, challenges you to think hard about what you want to keep and what you truly don't need. We packed up most of our personal belongings when we went left... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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We lived in England for only four months and I miss it just about every day. Today I wanted a nice cup of strong black tea but didn't have any in the house. Plenty of Earl Grey and Jasmine green... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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HASHTAG HOME: I can't say for sure what my main project is right now. There are a lot of sides projects going - and going strong! I started designing some fun "merch" (as the kids say) and have it up... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
I don't have a job at present. And by job I mean I'm not booked on a movie. But I am working my ass off. My Menopodcast partner, Sarah, recently mentioned a book called The 12 Week Year. It sounded... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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Preamble: I'm not really a food blogger. But I do like food very much! My breakfast routine is pretty routine. Usually nonfat greek yogurt with fruit or berries and sliced almonds on top. Occasionally I'll have cereal, but that's kinda... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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Building an Improv Lasagna I love to cook. I try new recipes, I buy cookbooks, I subscribe to emails for recipes. The food comes out well, I think, at least 9 times out of 10. One thing I'm not great... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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In my mind changes happen in an instant. In real life they take longer than you think. And it's not always because we procrastinate! Growing wings is step one. Stepping out of the nest is step two. Soaring is step... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
Julia has shared their blog Safety Graphic Fun
Oct 9, 2018
Julia has shared their blog Julia's Bookshelf
Oct 9, 2018
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Whilst we were in England, I had three lovely visits with a friend I've known since high school. She taught me about making your own kefir for all that probiotic goodness and I've tried it now that I'm home. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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I feel like I'm in first gear. And it's good to be starting again, slowly revving up to new things. I'm learning a lot, getting into new habits, working to stay focused when my attention is scattered all over by... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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Oh Hello. We are back from our trip to England. It went differently than planned on a couple of big levels, and it also went 1000x better than planned. I recapped my March Goals here just before we left. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
{{blushing}} Thanks Sarah! xoxo
Toggle Commented Apr 3, 2018 on March Goals Recap at Julia's Mexico City
Happy April! Let's take a look at my March Goals and how I did: Goals for March: -Lose 8 pounds -Meditate 5-10 minutes per day -Plank 1:15 or more per day (Along with the regular walking/stair steps) -Work on creative... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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The tooth had been wiggly for weeks. Monday morning, Harper was being fussy about changing into school clothes. I was brushing my teeth, she was in her room and supposed to be changing clothes. She came rushing in "Mama! I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
Last July (2017) Harper had her graduation from Preschool. You can read about it here. What I didn't include in that post but found in my email recently was the thing they said about Harper. The Teacher read out a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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It was a dreamy, wonderful, perfect in so many ways trip. I planned for a wonderful time and it exceeded all my plans. Here are images from our first few days of that adventure. And in a few weeks, we... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City
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Harper referred to Willoughby's litter box as her G L I T T E R B O X (I think I'll start a new company...) Later that same morning she asked: "How come numbers never end?" And best of all... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2018 at Julia's Mexico City