Category Archives: AutoBio

Rowan Reilly Mitchell

We had another baby. Rowan Reilly Mitchell was born on February 2, 2016 at 12:23 pm. Like the day of his sister’s birth, this Tuesday was a minor “holiday”, unseasonably warm and a day before the due date. Unlike that … Continue reading

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I Sang with Paul McCartney

I did! Me and 19,999 other concert goers. This was a huge thing to cross off my bucket list. I’ve been a fan for decades, and credit much of my life’s soundtrack to the Beatles and their various offshoots. For … Continue reading

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Anniversary X

Well, there went July. And there went 10 years… In the best of ways, of course. Today marks 10 years since I married the boy, and I feel as though it was the right move. We’ve always had a lot … Continue reading

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TV Show Like a Drug

I have a confession to make. I just finished watching the first six seasons of ‘The Vampire Diaries’. And I loved it. Like, I loooooooved it. Please know that it’s taken me months to share this with anyone outside of … Continue reading

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An Exercise in Human Disarray

My natural inclination is to welcome any guest into a clean and nice smelling house, preferably with warm lighting and occasion-appropriate music. This isn’t because my guests (bless them) demand perfection, or because I believe in some outdated standard of … Continue reading

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Not a Resolution

I’m not one for labels or resolutions. Something about the absolutist attitude just makes me uncomfortable. However, one year ago, I was resolute. I intended to waste less time on Facebook, and have been somewhat successful. I also had a … Continue reading

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Arms

When arms are tired and achy from lifting to love the growing babe, typing to make the money, stirring and rolling to make the food, pushing to hold the yoga pose and tensing to hold the stress, be glad you … Continue reading

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Backwards Time Birthday

It’s my birthday, and I’m now months short of the age my mother was at my birth in 1980. This has been a year in which I’ve reconnected with earlier versions of myself, and I dig it. Also to be … Continue reading

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Shift and Disrupt

I have a disruption at my core, a gnawing sense that a shift is coming soon. I see a daily news feed full of civilian protest and police retaliation, while genuinely feeling the loss of a man I never met. … Continue reading

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Beck & GOASTT Blow My Mind

First things first – it’s my husband’s 35th birthday today. I am so honored to have spent 15 years with this man, and look forward to many more. Happy Birthday, my love! So, I’ve been hyping his gift for weeks … Continue reading

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