Author Archives: Brenda W.

About Brenda W.

Christian. Memphian. Reader. Writer. True blue Tiger fan. Lover of shoes, the ocean, adventure, and McAlister's iced tea. ← Older posts

What I’m Into: May 2017

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Main Events: Okay, everybody, gird your loins. May was a big month! I’ll lead with the biggest news: on April 25, I went for drinks with a guy I knew from Twitter named Taylor. We’ve followed each other for a … Continue reading

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What I’m Into: April 2017

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Main Events: On April 16 I celebrated two years of living in the heart of the city I love. It’s hard to believe I’ve been in Midtown that long, and I still don’t take it for granted. One of the … Continue reading

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What I’m Into: March 2017

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I caught a beautiful sunrise while leaving my morning yoga class the other day, and had to dash over to Tiger Lane to get a picture of it coming up over the Liberty Bowl. One of those happy Midtown moments! … Continue reading

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Burn Out, Fade Away

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  I’ve always believed that everyone has a built-in failsafe, that people who are truly, legitimately overwhelmed by their lives will involuntarily shut down. They can’t get up, go to work, go out, smile. They’ll stay in bed, ignore their … Continue reading

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What I’m Into: February 2017

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Main Events: My mom and brother both have February birthdays, so we usually celebrate both as a family on President’s Day weekend. This year was a milestone birthday for my mom! We had a birthday lunch for her at a … Continue reading

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What I’m Into: January 2017

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As usual, I didn’t have time for What I’m Into in December, so this’ll be a slightly supersized post! Main Events: My brother got married on New Year’s Day! He and his now-wife have been off and on since college, … Continue reading

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One Word 2017: Abundance

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  And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. – II Corinthians 9:8 The thief comes only to steal and … Continue reading

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What I Learned in 2016

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This used to be a linkup with Emily Freeman. I’m not sure if it’s happening this year, but I have learnings to share, so gather round! [ICYMI: The 2016 Survey // The 2016 Soundtrack] ♥ Run on different sides of … Continue reading

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The 2016 Soundtrack

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Previous annual soundtracks: 2015 // 2014 // 2013 // 2012 // 2011 This is the chronological soundtrack of my 2016! The rules: no repeat artists (duets and feat.s don’t count) and the final product has to fit on a CD. … Continue reading

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The 2016 Survey

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I’ve done the same year-end survey every year since (I think) 2001. It’s a good tradition. 1. What did you do in 2016 that you’d never done before? Ran a 15K; ran a half-marathon; ran two half-marathons; ran for St. … Continue reading

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