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Wisdom and Love

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  • Jun 3, 2019
Lynch Family

Hi all. Bye all. Coats piled up on the entryway bannister. Those days ended decades ago. Sundays and holidays with my grandparents, their ten children, their children’s spouses, their children’s children. We took up a pew, or two at Mass. There were so many of us kids! We ran upstairs and downstairs, girls ganging up…

How We Eat

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  • Mar 21, 2018
Taco Tuesday

Meat and cheese on white bread, chips, cut up celery, and Little Debbie snacks were packed in my Care Bear lunchbox. Noodles with artificial chicken flavoring, pizza, cheese and rice were mainstays of teen life. Before school on cold winter mornings, I remember eating warm bread from the oven topped with butter and sugar. The…

I Will Be Happy When…

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  • Mar 17, 2018
Melissa McNallan Working at Collider

Do you play the modern, first-world game, I Will Be Happy When…? It’s become so ingrained in my brain to push and be dissatisfied with where I’m at, that I’ve been playing it every day. Striving is great. So is appreciating and expressing gratitude for all that my life is right now. Sometimes I’m so…

Advice on Turning 40

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  • Jan 25, 2018

I began this blog when I was just 39 and a half and didn’t know shit about shit. On July 16th I started putting the website together. On July 20th, I published my first post: What is the Ideal Lifestyle? Meditating on a Kayak. In my first post, I wrote about telling my yoga instructor,…