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Summer Break 2015: 105 Degrees Fahrenheit

In case you ever wanted to know what it was liked to be trapped inside due to risk of becoming a human baked potato should you step outside, just mosey on down to the Houston area. The high yesterday was ONE HUNDRED AND FREAKING FIVE. Which is obviously what you want when summer break is winding down and the kids are…

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My Bed

The last few days have been hectic. I slogged through my 3 mile run this morning because my body was just not having it; I’m tired. I’m barely getting a post in today but I’m committed, so here I am. As I was reading through my “thankful” notes to decide what best fit my day today, nothing clicked. I started…

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Firing the Cleaning Crew(s)

Is it completely dumb to be thankful for something that created more work for me? If it is, so be it: today I am thankful that I fired my cleaning crew(s). Yes plural. Yes I’ve fired many. It all began a long, long time ago in a land far, far away… Or about eight years ago when we lived just down…

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The Internet

Hey remember when you would do cool stuff and the only people who knew about it were the people who were with you at the time? Or the people with whom you shared your stories days, weeks, sometimes MONTHS later? Those days were so long ago they are almost difficult to recall. Especially with the advent of social media, the internet has absolutely…

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