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Monthly Archives: May 2014

I’m  a project based gal.  They keep me sane and grounded.  I think I succeed at 365s and One Second Everyday projects because it’s a daily habit.  I’m truly lazy and forcing myself to do something daily pushes me to actually finish something.  52 Week Projects?  Nope.  Can’t. Do. Them.  Once a week isn’t enough for me to […]

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So let’s talk.  I want to make this as easy and as clear as possible because I really want you to succeed at this project. I can only weigh in on the One Second Everyday app because that’s the app I use for my project. Download.  Duh. I use the iPhone’s camera to record video.  The main reason?  It […]

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I had a few days off before the “new” job started.  I’m not used to being home alone, so I was lost.  Kind of shuffled and toyed with plans, but mostly just moped around.  After posting my Midwife birth, I stared scrolling through older posts and I fell on the year of One Seconds.   My finger hovered […]

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From the second she said, “Yes” I knew I had to make Jill’s birth.  I needed to be at a Midwife’s birth.  I needed to see how these women took care of their Own.  I had to witness that kind of support because I knew it would be magical. I love being right. The entire […]

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Funny thing happened yesterday.  I was sitting on the sidelines of a party.  Having a good time joking and laughing with some friends.  Music is playing.  Drinks are flowing.  Snide comments are flying. Then I heard a familiar tune.  Nah.  Can’t be?  I start tapping my toe, but I still tried to ignore it.  No […]

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Here’s something I didn’t inherit from my Mom: the perfectly posed photo.  We are the Stand, Smile, Say Cheese kind of family.  And we did that dance a gazillion times all over the place.  I barely touched a camera until Becks was 18 months because that dance is exhausting.  I’ve fought that photo from day […]

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