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What I’m Into: November 2017

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Main Events: For me, November is historically a powerful month of life-changing events. This November was no exception, and this time the event is positive: I’m leaving my job of 16 years to take another paralegal position at another large … Continue reading

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Totally Rufus

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I’ve been petless since the beginning of June. After losing two cats in under a year, I planned to take a long break. I moved the old cat dishes and toys to the attic and peeled the protective plastic from … Continue reading

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Moving On: The Unexpected

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My house has been on the market about six weeks. Up until last weekend, I’d had a lot of showings and two offers (which I know is fantastic for such a short time), but nothing had panned out. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

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Moving On: Part 1

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In 2010, after my marriage ended, most people were surprised that I wanted to stay in the suburban house I’d bought with my ex-husband. We’d lived there together for four years, but the thing was, the house was mostly mine … Continue reading

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New Year, New Blog

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  Welcome to the brand new Don’t Stop Believing! This move has been in the works for a LONG time. First I had to decide that I was worth a shiny new template, domain, and move to WordPress, and then … Continue reading

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Declaration of Independence

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Yesterday I reclaimed my maiden name. I had a lot of well-thought-out reasons for keeping my ex’s last name after my divorce. Most of them were related to authenticity and convenience and had nothing to do with him. I stick … Continue reading

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The Story

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Here’s the personal crisis I’ve been referring to: I’m going through a divorce. It’s been hard to hide a pending divorce from the general public, since it affects every aspect of my life, and I’m pretty transparent to begin with. … Continue reading

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