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I’m a Junkie

An Experience Junkie, that is. As the photo of me with the fish will attest, I did in fact survive the excursion to the fishing lodge with The Chef.  He has proven himself to not be a serial killer, I found no evidence of blood or body fragments in the lodge and he was a… Continue reading I’m a Junkie

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A New Day

A new day, a new date. Friends have been reaching out to me since I ended things with The Gentleman, just to make sure I'm really ok, and I am.  I'm good.  I have realized a lot of things recently that have helped me understand how and why I was able to end things with… Continue reading A New Day

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Single Girl Problems: When you have to kill the bug

I live in an older apartment complex.  The complex was recently purchased by a new management company who are making some great changes to and around the property. One of the changes they have made is to periodically walk the property and leave notes advising residents if there are things on their patios or porches… Continue reading Single Girl Problems: When you have to kill the bug

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Post Birthday Weekend

This photo pretty accurately depicts how I feel after this weekends Birthday shenanigans. You might think I went hog-wild and hit all the clubs and drank myself stupid, hooked up with random men, got in fights, stayed up until dawn or any other number of things. Nope. Not today, Satan. The truth is, I did… Continue reading Post Birthday Weekend

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Make a wish!

My sister said something to me last weekend when we were birding just outside Houston at Brazos Bend State Park (where I took this photo) that has stuck with me.  She said that it's been a lot of fun watching me learn how to live again. I've sat with that all week.  I have learned… Continue reading Make a wish!

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Rabbit Holes

It's been a few weeks since I've sat down to write.  I just haven't been inspired.  In creative projects like this there are going to be ebbs and flows in the process. My energies have been elsewhere.  I've been busier than I've been in a long time at work, I've been going on a lot… Continue reading Rabbit Holes

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Sister Weekend 2.0

At the moment I'm writing this post, I have no internet connection. Besides that little bit of roadblock (that really isn't a roadblock) I'm living every writers dream. I'm sitting on the deck of a beach house, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, having just woken from a nap and feeling really relaxed. It's Sister Weekend.… Continue reading Sister Weekend 2.0

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Spider Cactus?

I took this photo on our most recent Sister Birding Adventure.  My sister focuses on birds.  Birds are her thing.  Birds are my thing too, but so is landscape, shape, plants, insects, dead things...yes, I photograph the occasional dead thing, it's ok my sister doesn't get it either. I edited this photo and named it… Continue reading Spider Cactus?

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I wasn’t expecting that!

Yesterday was another Sister Birding Adventure and Cheryl and I went to the Aransas Wildlife Refuge in Austwell, Texas.  This wildlife refuge was hit pretty hard by Hurricane Harvey last Summer and we were thrilled to find them open.  We both had our camera's and my sister had her monopod (I need one of those… Continue reading I wasn’t expecting that!