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29 Things I Learned in my 29th Year of Life

Every birthday, people love to ask me if I feel any different. As if the day of each birthday I grow another gray hair or develop a new wrinkle. In reality, the day of my birthday often feels just like the day before. Aging is more marked by big life events, new revelations, and dietary intolerances that my body seems HELLBENT ON DEVELOPING. Tomorrow, I … Continue reading 29 Things I Learned in my 29th Year of Life

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Wednesday’s Child

I am full of woe. Have you ever heard that nursery rhyme about what day of the week you were born? There are probably a few different versions, but here’s a common one: Monday’s child is fair of faceTuesday’s child is full of graceWednesday’s child is full of woeThursday’s child has far to go,Friday’s child is loving and giving,Saturday’s child works hard for a living,And … Continue reading Wednesday’s Child

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Joyeux Anniversaire

A couple of week’s ago, my blogging buddy Bill celebrated his birthday, and as a fun treat, he decided to challenge some bloggers to write about their favorite birthday memories. While we’re all stuck in lockdown, it’s nice to remember times when we could gather together and celebrate. Hopefully, we can get back to celebrating together soon! You can read Bill’s birthday memories post here. … Continue reading Joyeux Anniversaire