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Life at 35

May 26, 2016

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It has been several years since I posted anything on this blog. Perhaps I went a little overboard with detachment. Perhaps I got lazy. Either way, I am back. I still struggle with attachment and I still have a long way to go until I can really feel like I am living a minimalist lifestyle. […]

Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2011

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There’s no hiding from it:  It’s Valentine’s Day.  In case there was a slight chance that I could manage to escape any heart-shaped propaganda this morning, the grocery store poured on the love especially thick today and destroyed the possibility.  Balloons, flowers, cards, awkward stuffed animals…the works.  Surprisingly, it does not annoy me.  I am […]

New Year, New Goals

January 6, 2011

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2010 has come to an end.  It was a very important year in my life because it was the year that I chose to detach myself from many distractions surrounding me.  It saw the beginning of this very blog and brought many positive changes in my life.  I have accomplished a lot in the last […]

White-Washed Mexican

October 9, 2010

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Urban Dictionary definition of White-Washed: A person of color with all white friends. They do not consider themselves as a hyphenated-American and think of themselves too good to live “in the hood”. Though a person of color, they are generally afraid of other people of color, do not date other people of color, and tend […]

Those Old Songs…

September 9, 2010

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You know, the ones that rip your heart out from your chest before kicking it against the wall.  THOSE old songs.  The songs that we can never seem to separate from the moments they remind us of.  Sometimes it’s a good thing.  There are several songs that remind me of my time stationed in NAS […]

The Break-In and Craigslist

August 18, 2010

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In an effort to “de-clutter” my life I have decided to start with my home.  This all began several months ago with common items that most people can do without: old clothes, unused furniture, and random gifts I never used.  I donated these items to charity and friends.  It was easy and very relieving.  It […]