2017: A Year in Reflection

The ending of a year calls for taking a moment to stop and acknowledge all of the in-between that filled the past 365 days. Undoubtedly 2017 was a year of change in so many aspects of my life. While 2017 has personally held the most heart-shattering moments, I would choose to remember it more so …

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Holiday Spirit in Five Steps or Less

I can’t think of a single being that would describe me as a holiday-loving girl. Once Halloween is over I silently check out until we’re ringing in the new year, I love fresh new beginnings. Thanksgiving is my least favorite holiday of all, and Christmas has always been a quiet affair. I don’t really have …

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We are Vegas Strong

Last Sunday evening I was awakened by a phone call from my brother in a sheer panic demanding to know if I was at the annual Route 91 concert. A fair question as I frequent country concerts and this time last year would have been on the west side of the stage singing the words …

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Grabbing Coffee at Luke’s

Something wonderful happened for all of us who have spent endless hours with Lorelai, Rory and the whole gang of Stars Hollow.  Netflix transformed coffee shops around the country into Stars Hollow’s very own Luke’s Diner to celebrate the revival and the Gilmore Girls 16th anniversary.   Clearly, I was over the moon to have …

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Growing Up in the Home of a Gearhead

It took me steadily humming down the freeway, actively clearing my mind by letting it wander freely, and with much relief, to stumble upon why I find so much comfort in spinning wheels. Some of my first and strongest memories from my childhood is the smell of my father’s two-stroke 250R three-wheeler, and the scream it …

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