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Writing is like a muscle. If you don't use it, you will loose it. I'm a part of many different writing communities which include writing prompts.

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    Painting like Ross, except not.

    Photo by Mike Petrucci on Unsplash

    Have you ever tried painting? I attended a paint nite at the local bar with a friend and had great fun! I only wish we had more time to paint. Their paintings are very easy to manage and fun too.…

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    To buy or not to buy an electric bike?

    Photo by Pietro De Grandi on Unsplash

    Now that warmer weather is here, it’s time to start putting the winter clothes away and get ready for spring. All the snow has melted in my neighborhood, so we are left with mud and grass patches. I’m still considering…

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    Garden Update 03/15

    Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

    Tax season is upon us! Well, some people wait until the due date because their taxes are complicated. Luckily mine isn’t there yet, so I spend the entire day working on my taxes. Happy adulting. In other adulting news, I…

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    Bunnies Everywhere!

    white bunny available for adoption

    With the development that’s occurring in our neighborhood, several bunnies have been displaced and are all over the neighborhood! They are so cute but are terrorizing our yard. So, my neighbor has been slowly catching them and releasing them to…

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    A Case for Darkness

    Photo by Aperture Vintage on Unsplash

    Photo by Aperture Vintage This past week we learned that the United States Men’s National Soccer Team will not be in the World Cup. Supporting the USMNT is really fun for me and it sucks that I won’t be rooting…

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    My best advice for improving confidence

    Selfie of Laurel downhill mountain biking

    Every once in a while, I go through moments in my life where I can sense my self-confidence diminishing. The trigger can be large or small—a negative review from my boss on a project I’m working on, a snarky comment…

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    Why is it so hot?

    In my mind, I’m still this strong, athletic teenager who can ski any run and bike all afternoon. In reality, I’m an average adult who sits at a desk 40 hours a week and gets outside sometimes. These two perspectives…

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    Garden Update 07/13

    I’m so excited, some of my plants are still alive! This is the first time I’ve attempted a garden on my own. I grew up with a garden, my mother enjoyed planting vegetables in our backyard. I have the basic…

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    Freedom

    I sit in the car and wonder why it took me this long to take a vacation. I don’t consider this to be a vacation, as it’s only a couple days, but it’s still nice to get away from my…

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    My first urban garden

    Okay, its official people! I am starting my very first urban garden. I researched different options for gardening and decided to try two options: A raised garden bed and just putting plants in the ground.