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Housekeeping, life updates and other bits without a natural fit

Hope

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Everyone is afraid. That’s how we got here. I’m looking for hope right now or a sense of some common bond and that’s all I’ve come up with this morning. For some, they’re worried their livelihoods or their way of…

A year of good intentions 

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I should have known my grand plan for this year might hit a snag or two when my most enterprising, driven friend told me he thought my list of 40 goals for 2015 was “really amibitious.” Almost everyone I talked…

Sorbet

The other day I realized I’d written a grand total of three posts here this year and two of them had to do with death. This realization came after reading a friend’s status update lamenting a case of writer’s block.…

#40in15

I turn 40 this year. After rushing into an ultimately failed first marriage, I no longer get particularly hung up on where or who or what I’m supposed to be at a certain place in my life. While I’m not…

The latest on the armed robbery

Some news today about the armed robbery I experienced: I’ll second what the alderman says above. The men and women of the 22nd District were incredibly thorough and supportive throughout this. In particular, Detective Donnelly kept me on an even…