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

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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What I’m Into: November 2016

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Main Events: Somehow, we all survived November. I know I’m not alone in feeling like I’ve aged a year since November 8. I haven’t written about the election because my thoughts would be irrelevant; those who share them don’t need … Continue reading

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#OneDayHH 2016

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Every November, Hollywood Housewife hosts a linkup called One Day, in which everyone posts the minutiae of their regular day that normally go undocumented. I’ve learned that these are the kinds of things you look back on and see how … Continue reading

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What I’m Into: October 2016

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Main Events: Hi. I really miss writing, but, you know. Life. #seenonmyrun So far, I’m struggling to get ready for my second half-marathon. I didn’t run much over the summer because I couldn’t handle the heat, and, well, the heat … Continue reading

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What I’m Into: September 2016

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Main Events: I just got home from a weeklong, multi-city trip, so this post is late, but I couldn’t let last month go undocumented. As is the case with most Septembers of my life, A LOT happened. In mid-September, I … Continue reading

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What I’m Into: August

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General Highlights: Another birthday month has come and gone. I celebrated 37 at Loflin Yard a few days in advance, in a co-birthday party with Alanna and a lot of great friends. On my actual birthday, my parents took Matt … Continue reading

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What I’m Into: July

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General Highlights: July 2016: 95 degrees outside, 65 degrees inside. Daily thunderstorms, political conventions, unrest all over the world, and Pokemon everywhere you look. The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday. I used to throw a big party every … Continue reading

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My PRK Experience: Part 2

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Recently I wrote about my experience preparing for and going through PRK vision surgery. Here’s the story of the aftermath and how my eyes are doing now!   The Recovery In the three months between my consult and my surgery, I read … Continue reading

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