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2014 Week 2: Shifting my gaze toward spirituality

Happy New Year! I love the fresh perspective and motivation January brings. I started this blog two years ago to help me focus on outward goals: running more, eating better, exploring my new home country, writing, learning German, learning to … Continue reading

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2013 Week 49: YouTube, a Thanksgiving miracle

Holidays create some of the most profound imprints on our memory and recalling those memories with all of our senses brings certain feelings bubbling to the surface. We may not remember the details of our past, but for anyone fortunate … Continue reading

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2013 Week 45: NaNo’s first days

The writing project got off to a bumpy start, but nevertheless, the words are slowly adding up. First, I had my second of two dentist appointments to repair broken fillings. While I was still drooling out the left side of … Continue reading

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2013 Week 42: Stretching my wings

If you read my blog, you’re most likely a friend or family member so you may already be aware that I have taken on a new project. But it’s time to formally announce that I’ve joined my graduate school friend, … Continue reading

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2013 Week 39: I drive my daughter crazy

The 25 steps from the sidewalk to our apartment are fraught with tantrum triggers, from my toddler’s desire to leap-frog down stone steps to merely passing through the front door, thus denying her access to the playground. This is our … Continue reading

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2013 week 31: Sacred Sundays, a curse and a blessing

I walked into the grocery store, picked up my basket and smiled. It was Sunday and I was shopping. Ah, freedom. This was a highlight of my summer vacation back in the United States. (Simple pleasures) One Swiss tradition / … Continue reading

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2013 Week 4: What’s my name?

I am almost 35 weeks pregnant. This little person could show up any time in the next month and a half. When that happens, unless something changes soon, the child will be nameless. We have had a top 12 list … Continue reading

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