Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Shop Blog Is Moving!

Hey Y’all!  It’s a long story that you can read in a minute, but here’s the quick: I’m moving the shop blog into my personal site.  You can find me at . You can still catch all the updates … Continue reading

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Baby Running Steps

As part of my attempt to be DELIBERATE , I’ve decided to move my body while the kids are at swim practice.  I’ve decided  (notice the “have decided” = an on-purpose, deliberate decision) to try Couch to 5K.  Again.  I tried … Continue reading

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Happy Epiphany

January 6th.  Epiphany.  King’s Day.  The start of Carnival.  The beginning of the Mardi Gras Season.  The time for King Cakes! Tradition states that the finder of the baby (or crown) baked into the cake is responsible for the cake … Continue reading

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My 2012 Word of the Year: Deliberate

Deliberate. An adverb. As in “be deliberate” or advised, calculated, considered, knowing, measured, reasoned, studied, thoughtful, thought-out, weighed, intentional. Merriam Webster Dictionary defines deliberate (the adverb) as “characterized by or resulting from careful and thorough consideration” or “characterized by awareness of the conseqences”. In 2012, I hope to be deliberate: in seeking … Continue reading

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