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I’ve been putting this post off…

On purpose. You may have noticed there was a long period this fall when I didn’t post anything at all. I started my new blog, made a few posts, and then suddenly stopped posting. For some dumb reason I thought I should make posts in chronological order, so I was consciously stalling. I told myself

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Self Defense Workshop

As a senior in high school, I participated in a work-study program as a part-time bookkeeper’s assistant. After a half day of school, I reconciled checks and cash for a local grocery chain. My job was to add up the hundreds of personal checks, count excess cash, and prepare the store’s bank deposit for a

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July 4th: Waterfront Blues Festival

Since our vacation home was completely uninhabitable due to the last insurance claim disaster of 2017, our usual trip over Independence Day was nixed this year. Instead, we received an invitation from Ryan to attend the Waterfront Blues Festival with he and his friends. We hadn’t attended this music festival in many years, and enjoyed