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A Lesson in Scrapbooking

In the early 2000’s, when the scrapbooking craze started to swell in popularity everywhere, I swore I’d never do that “suburban housewife, soccer-mom bullshit”. It irked me when I saw the aisles of my favorite craft store grow from one side of an aisle to two full aisles, including end-caps. That meant less room for my favorite items, pushing them to condense and move them to the back of the store. I must have softened, because back in 2009, I decided to make a scrapbook for one of my friends…

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An Open Letter to All Cheaters

Dear Liars and Cheaters, I am writing to you today on behalf of all of those you have hurt, demeaned and damaged, both past and present, in relationships. I understand that sometimes temptation is so easy to yield to; especially in this media rich day and age that almost encourages cheating and lying. The temptation to cheat is a beast that can be conquered with a little practice of self-control. There is so much pain and suffering in the world today that we should always be mindful and look for ways…

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Dodging a Bullet

  Have you ever had your heart broken?   I’m sure you have at least once or twice; it’s the worst feeling in the world isn’t it? I’ve had more than my share of heartbreak over the years. It’s such an all-consuming feeling and nothing can stop the pain; especially when it’s the heartbreak of a broken relationship with someone you loved. The heartbreak of an ended relationship is hard to cope with for anyone. That heartache and pain makes you work your way through the stages of grief, as…

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