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January 28, 2011

These Are A Few of My Favorite Things

Hey, if Oprah can do it, I can do it. Just a quick post to show you some of my favorite things: 1. African Inspired Purses and Bags Clutch African Purse on Etsy When I grew up in Kenya I was constantly around beautiful beaded jewelry, basket handbags, unique prints and patterns. It is only now, when I am older, that I can really appreciate their beauty. If you buy these African goods just make…
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January 27, 2011

A Word From This Hopeless Romantic

Sometimes when I look at the word "relationship" I like to change it in my mind to "real"ationship. Because to me, if a relationship is not "real" then what is the point? Trust. It seems to be the hardest barrier to break. Can I trust this person? Will they let me down? Will they live up to my expectations? Can I really let down my walls? I learned once in class that trust is the…
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January 21, 2011

An Ode to Overindulgence

We are set up to fail. The American way, Of Hand Burger Helper, And fries with Old Bay. It can't be a little, It must be a lot, And why add more Sugar to what you just got? The plates are just huge, And the options are vast Everything is fried, Oily, salty and fast. And it taste so good, With a beer or a coke, And it's 15 more cents, Wow this must be…
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January 20, 2011

Mutate and Evolve

Today I know what the X-Men must have felt like. Mutants. Genetically flawed creatures that lurk in the shadows. Ok- I'm exaggerating but you get the point. My favorite was always Storm, but I digress. Today I was diagnosed with "Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome." Just the name itself sounds like an alien. Like the first thing I thought of when they told me that was those sacks in the spaceship on Alien- you know what I…
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January 20, 2011

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

The Stones knew what they were talking about. "You can't always get what you want...but if you try sometimes, well you just might find you get what you need." For the longest time I thought I was someone who knew what I wanted, knew what I needed, and did not take no for an answer. Like a bulldozer I would forge ahead. If I tripped and fell I would pick myself up and keep going.…
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January 4, 2011

Sookton’s Space: 2010 Year in Review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2010. That's about 5 full 747s.   In 2010, there were 57 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 140…
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