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May 21, 2013

19 Reasons I am a 90’s Chick (and I Don’t Care)

While this song was stuck in my head, I started musing about the 90's. It was a time of baggy pants, bubble-gum pop, and reality TV. From crop tops to dungarees, I wore them all. I had the Spice Girls 6 inch platform sneakers (yes I did) and I tried all the latest hairstyles (some unsuccessfully). It was the dawn of the digital revolution and although we didn't have cell phones (though some of us…
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May 14, 2013

The Life You Want to Live

I met an agronomist in a bar one night and he had given up his 9 to 5 to live on a boat for a year and sail around the world. This man was incredibly intelligent. He had built his business from scratch, a successful nationwide company selling environmental solutions and hydroponic. And after 35 years he decided enough was enough. He was going to live the life he wanted to live. My father spent…
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May 3, 2013

Love, Loss, and Moving Pictures

I lost someone this week. My dear uncle passed away after a long illness.   Through my sadness I found myself turning to his YouTube channel. Flickering videos of his grandchildren, my wedding, family fun, memories captured in time. He and I shared a love for the movies. And while he preferred the historical Pakistani musical variety and I preferred the equally cheesy 70's American musical variety, it was a passion for movies that we…
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