My First TV

This weekend I bought my first TV. I have always had handle down televisions, and they have always worked fine. My last television belonged to my grandmother, and she has been passed for 5 years now and she had to have have it for at least 5 years. It was a giant picture tube TV.…

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Observations (in words) from Halloween

No one gives out nearly enough dark chocolate candy. Malted Milkballs have been, and alway will be gross. It’s like eating subpar chocolate on stale old bread. Ew. My favorite mainstream candy is rich dark chocolate and peanut butter, or on the more luxiousious side, Ferrero Rocher, or anything creamy and hazelnut. No matter what it is,…

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It’s All Blowing Away

6:18 PM and Hurricane Sandy is blowing through. It’s come, but not yet gone. In my neck of the woods it was wet, and it was windy, but only saw one tree down on my last walk. It was literally ripped up at the roots. I feel lucky because during last year’s storm and this…

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Here and there and everywhere

Where have I been lately? What have I been up to you are wondering? It’s pretty simple really. I have been trying to get my arms around this new promotion that I got, and keep my head above water as I learn all the moving parts, new responsibilities and try to do it all with…

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Cousins

No matter how long it is between visits. No matter how different our paths may be. We are always cousins and we can always pick up where we left of.  

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Ballet Beautiful

It was an amazing weekend, but for now just the Ballet. The Ballet was was AMAZING. I could not have ever expected to be so thrilled by the whole event. The Lincoln Center in NY is a spectacular site. The Lincoln Center is made up of three buildings : the Metropolitan Opera (the Opera), David…

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Deserve It

Very rarely do I pat myself on the back for much, but today I am feeling pretty happy with … My promotion! You are are now looking at the Associate Director of Program Management for the Web and Intranet Group at The Place Where I Work. <<Insert big grin>> Of course I knew there were…

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Credit Card Hiatus

I am going on a credit card hiatus. I’d like to say I will be on hiatus until I have all zero debt, but I know better than to make grand claims that are hard to follow through on. I know baby-steps are better. I am going on a credit card hiatus for 30 days to…

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Hazelnut Heaven

My parents just got back from THREE weeks in Italy. To say I wished I was there would be a colossal understatement. Ever since I made my first trip there in 2010 I was smitten. I will go back there some day for sure, but until then I now have these to savor. They are…

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Missing

Missing. I feel like I have been missing for the last 8 weeks, but I am back. The last 8 weeks were the craziest I have ever experienced at work. As I put it in an (unofficial) status update to my boss, “the website launched, no one cried, it was a good one.” RIght now…

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