Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Search for Kay-ro

After an abrupt cancelation of previously arranged Thanksgiving plans with my roommate J, another friend invited me to spend the holiday with her family at Cape Cod. She literally saved my Thanksgiving. Her family is incredibly nice and fun! So, … Continue reading

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Your Creative Brain

I just spent the last 20 minutes writing a long post about my meeting with Dr. Shelley Carson yesterday and about her awesome book (Your Creative Brain). You can tell this is not that post because the tags below make NO … Continue reading

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Keeping up

My dad emailed me yesterday and said that he added my blog to his RSS feed in his Mail. Now, he gets updates every time I post (like now!!). There is a subscription button on the right hand side of … Continue reading

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Personality Test

So, someone called me out on my personality category today (you introvert, you!). It’s been a while since two of my college friends made me take a personality test. All three of us ended up being INFPs, which doesn’t surprise me one … Continue reading

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Expensive People

Title: Expensive People Author: Joyce Carol Oates Publication: Vanguard Press 1968 Rating: 3.5 stars About a week ago I wandered into a store called Diskovery down the street from my living situation. The store was jammed with semi-tidy piles of CDs, … Continue reading

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Make Over

So, I’ve changed the format of my blog page. Don’t freak out! I know change is scary, but this is for the best: it’s easier to read (without the blue back ground) and I get to put a sweet picture … Continue reading

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Empurple

I came across this word in a magazine recently and found it humorous. Mostly because my high school youth group used to refer to “purple” as what happened when boys (blue) and girls (red) got together. According to dictionary.com, empurple … Continue reading

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The Shipping News

Title: The Shipping News Author: Annie Proulx Publication: Scribner 1993 Rating: 3.5 stars I recently finished reading The Shipping News (1993)by Annie Proulx, which I bought at Goodwill for $.99. The reason I picked it out from very neat but … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Cake

As I sit here eating ice cream cake (probably the best invention ever, next to vaccines and iPhones) from JP Lick’s, I am reminded of my Friday evening escapade. Not because it has anything to do with ice cream or cake, but … Continue reading

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