Tag Archives: life

  1. Wisdom Collection

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    December 21, 2018 by Julia

    I may be slightly annoying in conversation, pulling out bits of research or relevant articles like index cards whenever the talk takes an insightful turn. (I have a running joke with a friend of mine that she starts every other sentence with, “I heard on NPR that…” and I start mine with, “I read somewhere that…”.) In truth, these are often my favorite kinds of conversations. But I don’t believe that I actually know any more or less than anyone else – wisdom is a pretty relative trait, a hard thing to quantify. Besides, we must need different kinds of wisdom for our different lives. My wisdom collecting works for my life; it may not fit yours.

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  2. Take Heart

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    December 15, 2017 by Julia

        I’ve read enough self-help books to know that there can’t be one formula for well-being, but I do …
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  3. Summer Living

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    July 3, 2017 by Julia

    It’s been a good summer so far, three weeks in. Fantastic, actually! You heard me. Yes, I’m still me. Sorry, …
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  4. Come On, Get Happy!

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    April 27, 2017 by Julia

    As a teenager, I used to listen to the cassette tape of “The Partridge Family: Greatest Hits” every night as …
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  5. The Thing About Family

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    March 3, 2017 by Julia

      There are days when I look at my family and marvel at how lucky I am. I mean, really: …
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  6. Christmas Card 2016: Faith, Hope, Love

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    December 21, 2016 by Julia

    After an isolating week  of sick days and then an ice storm that had us housebound for one more day, …
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  7. The Humbling

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    October 22, 2016 by Julia

    Have you ever come across an old journal or letter you wrote twenty years ago, only to find that although …
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