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Everything Has Changed…And Yet Stays the Same

This is one of the first pictures we took together. It is still one of my all time favorites. From the very beginning I have been sharing little conversations, whole realizations, affirmations, and tons of pictures of us on social … Continue reading

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Shrakk’s First Recipe : Brakk Brakk’s Fiend Casserole

I didn’t realize the name of this recipe is a scant misleading until after I typed it just now. It’s filling like a casserole, but all it takes is a frying pan and a few minutes until you’ve prepared yourself a … Continue reading

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Bookish (And Not so Bookish) Thoughts: Shrakk’s First Clothing Swap

Like so many of my friends, when I moved to Pittsburgh I was dead broke. I had something like $180 dollars in my wallet, and I lost my wallet the night I moved to the city. I didn’t get a … Continue reading

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The Shrakk’s First Little Free Library Visit

Last night when our room mate, Jonny, came in from walking Cosa ( the dog) he was carrying a National Geographic in his hand. He told me that he found a stand that had books, and said to take one and … Continue reading

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Bookish (And Not So Bookish) Thoughts

I struggled last week to not write about the cat I love. He’s not even my cat. However, since then I’ve decided to make him a regular on the blog and I figured I should take a moment to offer … Continue reading

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Shit I Learned For Free: John Brown’s Holy War

I took the notes for this post January 10th. It has taken me this long to sit down and write it. It seemed daunting. “You’ve bitten off more than you can chew.” that awful voice boomed inside my head. I took … Continue reading

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Bookish (And Not So Bookish Thoughts…)

When I decided to return to blogging I set ground rules for myself. No blog hosted reading challenges and no “Mailbox Monday’s” posts were two of these rules. The number one rule, however, is not to spend more time trying to … Continue reading

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Shit I Learned For Free – From Jesus To Christ

In our bedroom, directly across from the bed, is a 27 inch flat screen Sanyo television. I highly doubt that this comes as a surprise. Most people have a television in the bedroom. Between the bed and the t.v. we … Continue reading

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Hiroshima by John Hersey

A handful of weeks ago when my husband left to spend the night with friends for drinking and male camaraderie, I did not expect him to return with the material I would need for a blog post. I also didn’t … Continue reading

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Reflections & Promises

Like so many others I have spent this day in relaxation and reflection. I’m watching Ken Burn’s Civil War for the seventy-billionth time, reminding me that nothing really changes, while laying in bed next to my new husband who constantly … Continue reading

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