Weighing in on Weight Watchers

I started writing this post years ago and never quite put the finishing touches on it. I recently re-joined WW to get back on track after an indulgent holiday season. My sentiments about it are still the same as when I wrote this – so here’s my story! Also, a lil disclaimer before we get […]

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Apocalypse Nope

In 4th or 5th grade, we read Z for Zachariah — a story about a 16-year-old girl surviving a post-nuclear-apocalypse world on her family’s farm in a sheltered valley. This story stuck with me for a long, long time. It was a vast departure from my usual fare of Little House on the Prairie and […]

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John from Cutco

When I was a kid, our Meeting only had a handful of people. It was 3 or 4 families with kids around my age, two sets of grandparents and a few single folks. It sounds weird now that I think back on it, but it was totally normal at the time! We would hold public […]

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Dave got us 23andme kits for Christmas. You’ve probably heard of it before, but in case you haven’t, it’s one of those DNA testing kits where you provide a saliva sample and send it to a lab that analyzes it and tells you where your ancestors came from and if you carry any genetic markers […]

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2018: A Visual Montage

Going through my photos from 2018 has reminded me of how many good moments we had throughout the year, and how much I have to be grateful for. The year kicked off in a dark place with Mom’s cancer diagnosis, but after chemo, surgery and radiation (and now oral chemo), we can see the light […]

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