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A New Day, A New Year

New Year’s Eve will come and go, but the year will take its time, as it does every year, as the Earth makes its way around the sun, and as the planets travel towards their destiny in space and time. … Continue reading

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Surprise Birthday Lunch

I had plans for lunch with just Eloise and Carole, or so I thought. Eloise picked me up in her car at 11:45 and we picked up a new wife, Lindy, on base and drove to Lilou’s where Amy was … Continue reading

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The Introvert After Birthday Excursions

I spent three days after my birthday with wanderlust for destinations as varied as Doha, Reykjavík, or southern Europe; and motivation to go back to school to get my bachelor’s degree for elementary education and English. I would spend this time researching both. … Continue reading

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Happy 20-Something Birthday!

Sparky grumbles, I open my eyes, and my alarm goes off. Caleb takes a picture of my waking up birthday face and then sings me the ever popular song in his own version. The puppies greet me with smelly breath … Continue reading

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Mosaic Morning and Late Night Laundry

The alarm went off and I laid back down for just a moment. I knew that if I went back to sleep I could wake up late and throw off our timing for picking up dinar and Priya – a … Continue reading

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