Monthly Archives: April 2011

And the clouds parted

This week, I have been walking around in a funk. I feel like Eeyore with a dark rain cloud perpetually hovering over my head. The sudden and untimely death of my friend Ryan on Easter Sunday has affected me in … Continue reading

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Mourning the loss of a friend

My heart is broken tonight. A long-time friend, Derek, with whom I have mutual friends online and offline called me tonight to give me the horrible news: our friend Ryan Suenaga had died in a tragic hiking accident on the … Continue reading

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Living on a Prayer

News of the possible government shutdown dominates the headlines on CNN.com tonight as the deadline to pass a budget looms less than 24 hours away. The inability of Congress to resolve this impasse has far-reaching implications. Unfortunately, it has the … Continue reading

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Girly Girl

“Girly girl” is probably the last phrase you’d use to describe me. Despite that, I find that my 30-month-old daughter is already enamored with typically girly pursuits: applying pretend makeup, collecting shoes & bags, enamored by bling, and occasionally says … Continue reading

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