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It Takes a Village

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Two people isn’t enough. You need backup. If you’re only two people, and someone drops off the edge, then you’re on your own. Two isn’t a large enough number. You need three at least. – Nick Hornby, About a Boy … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Wedding

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In September 2012, my friend Alanna texted me that she was thinking of signing up for Christian Mingle. Despite the freshness of a terrible experience with eHarmony and my disdain for Christian Mingle specifically, I encouraged her to go for … Continue reading

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Hawaii One-Four

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Sometime in August, Bethany, my close friend of ten years, invited me to Hawaii. She and her husband and sons, plus her sister-in-law and SIL’s boyfriend, had booked a beach cottage on the MCCS Marine base on Oahu (where they … Continue reading

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People Sometimes Stay

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For me, and I think for most people, one of the worst things about singleness is the pervasive sense of alienation. We may have happy, active social lives, but when everyone goes home and the house is quiet, we don’t … Continue reading

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Triple Threat Birthday at Mollie Fontaine Lounge

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Two of my close friends, Alanna and Hillary, have birthdays the same week as mine. This year we turned 29, 30, and 35, respectively, so we decided a triple birthday celebration was a must! Of the three of us, Hillary … Continue reading

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Birthday Week of Awesome

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I have been away from this blog, kicking off 35 with a BANG. Last Thursday, Hillary and I went to the Peabody rooftop to see Ingram Hill, a local band that’s had some national success. I’ve been a fan since … Continue reading

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Memphis Mural Summer Solstice Photo Shoot

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Months ago, one of my best friends, Alanna, noticed a new Memphis Tigers mural and wanted to take some pictures of me there. I loved the idea, but we never followed through with it until last Saturday, the night of … Continue reading

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Halloween Concert and Book Signing

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Yesterday was my first real concert with the Bartlett Community Band – the third annual Halloween concert at the BPACC. Most people were in costume and it was SO much fun! I went as a Starbucks Frappucino (an idea from … Continue reading

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SIPsters Weekend 2013

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A few of my best friends were in Memphis last weekend! We met on LiveJournal back in the day and have been gathering annually since 2009. This was our second meeting in Memphis – we’ve also gone to Knoxville twice … Continue reading

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Life Lately 8/26

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I try to keep “My Weekend” posts to a minimum here, but this one was pretty cool! When I was in seventh grade, I met a girl named Carissa and we became fast friends. Together we went to some of … Continue reading

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