Tag Archives: Dating

A Fresh Start, Part 3
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Nate and I continued to play with furniture placement in the family room while I researched televisions. We moved the sofa along the long wall that had once housed the green faux-antique armoire. I liked it there, flanked with the … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start, Part 2
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After a week of clearing out unwanted and unused junk from my home, I was ready to tackle Phase 2: cleaning and rearranging what was left. We started with the family room, where much of the changes were taking place. … Continue reading

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Essay Selected for Forthcoming Dating Anthology
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I am pleased to announce that my essay, “Pick Ups at the Dog Park,” has been selected for publication in a forthcoming anthology entitled, Rendezvous in the Rough: Essays from the 21st Century Dating Trenches. Dealing with topics such as … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry If I Scare You
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I recently read a post on Brevity’s blog that was titled, “I’m Sorry You Scare Me.” Brevity, for those of you that don’t know, is a literary journal that focuses on flash (very short) nonfiction. The article was a guest … Continue reading

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Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash–January/February Update
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As I described back in April 2014 (you can read the post here), I’m celebrating my 50th birthday with a year of activities, challenges, and FUN designed to honor this milestone. I’m calling it Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash, and … Continue reading

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How Writing Resembles Dating
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I’ve joked before that writing and dating have a lot in common. Both require a thick skin, an embracing of rejection as part of the process. For some reason I accepted this easily with respect to my writing. I send … Continue reading

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Tailgating at Stanford
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As I mentioned last week, I attended a  football game at Stanford University. Michael 2.0 offered me tickets to the Stanford versus U.C. Davis game and I thought it would be fun, even though I knew in all likelihood, Davis … Continue reading

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Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash–May Update
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As I described back in April (you can read the post here), I’m celebrating my 50th birthday with a year of activities and challenges designed to honor this milestone. I’m calling it Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash, and so far … Continue reading

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The IsaBody Challenge–An Update
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Another thing that happened while I was absent from my blog is that I completed the IsaBody Challenge. In a 16-week period filled with holidays and celebrations—Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Katie’s 10th birthday (my baby turned 10, how did that … Continue reading

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Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash–April Update
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I mentioned a few weeks ago that I was going to celebrate my 50th birthday by planning a year of activities and challenges to honor this milestone. I’m calling it Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash, and so far, as predicted, … Continue reading

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