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  • Smells like team spirit
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    Smells like team spirit

    Ever heard of after-Easter Halloween candies?  It’s probably because I’m the only kiddo to ever have practiced delayed gratification at 6.  See, I wanted to make sure I’d have candy all through the year.…

    April 7, 2019
  • Lazy machine
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    So much to do

    “You. Are. A. Machine.” I don’t have enough fingers and toes to count on the number of times someone told me that. In every area of my life. Back when I was running (can’t…

    March 31, 2019
  • Icing on the Rugrats cake
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    Icing on the [Rugrats] cake

    There’s this 2-hour yoga class I’ve been meaning to do for a couple of weeks. I’m waiting for this chill Friday night or laid-back Saturday afternoon to get to this one, as if you…

    March 23, 2019
  • Sleepover
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    Sleepover

    It had been a while. A while since there had been a toothbrush next to mine in the bathroom cabinet. The noise of the shower running while I’m away in the kitchen. A warm…

    March 17, 2019
  • String of pearls
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    String of pearls

    Forget about the list. I know, it’s quite tempting to write down all those criteria you’re looking for in your dream partner and pray that the one will come if you believe in it…

    March 9, 2019
  • Confidence is the name of the game
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    Confidence is the name of the game

    I was an obnoxious little girl. Or very assertive, if you prefer.  At 4, I already thought I knew it all. I was driving my babysitter crazy. She followed a certain schedule, with outside…

    March 2, 2019
  • First dates
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    First dates

    I really liked him, although you wouldn’t have thought so if you’d have read our Tinder convo. I was playing it cool the whole week, waiting for a formal invitation, acting like I didn’t…

    February 24, 2019
  • The end of an era
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    Love letter

    When do you know the end is the end? Is closure really a thing in a relationship, or we just simply close the little door in our heart towards that person in a world…

    February 14, 2019
  • The perfect ponytail
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    The perfect ponytail

    Not a single bump. I’d scream and cry if it was any other way. Every morning, the same fight. Facing the window in our small upstairs bathroom, my mom had to comply and follow…

    February 10, 2019
  • The day I started lying
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    The day I started lying

    I can’t put a date on it. Can’t remember exactly when. Maybe it was at dinner one night, when my parents were talking again about the factory where my dad was working closing.  The…

    February 3, 2019