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About loricallister

A learner, trying to keep away from the tar pit at all times. Sassy, but not bossy. Girly but not fussy. I ponder, and sometimes I overthink. Is that so bad?

Heart, and broken

I am marking today the loss of my best kitty friend – Sisko. He died a week ago, and I’m still not able to chat about it without tearing up. How is it we can give our hearts so easily … Continue reading

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Do we find time or is it already there?

If we spend all our assets based on priorities – this much for food, this much for indulgences, this much for car payments – do you think of time that way? I’m starting to. How careful I tend to be … Continue reading

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Little darlin’

It’s been a long cold lonely winter. But you know what? Spring has GOT to be here soon. And with it is new beginnings, right? What is it about Spring that makes us want to start anew. Is it spring … Continue reading

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Slowly I turn, step by step, inch by inch …

If you know that line in the headline, you’re a Three Stooges fan. Or at least old enough to remember them. And it’s reflecting my effort to establish new habits, using the BJ Fogg “Three Tiny Habits” experiment, or program, … Continue reading

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Procrasti-blogging

Ever notice how easy it is to do something you really want to do? Like eat chocolate? I’m finding it harder and harder to motivate myself to do things I know I’ll WANT to have DONE. Like exercise. Or organize … Continue reading

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Do you have Roof Awareness?

You know how it is when you’re in the market for a new car, and you’re considering oh, a Honda Fit, and all of a sudden you see Fits everywhere? Or you need to re-roof your house, and crazily, every … Continue reading

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Oklahoma, meet Twitter-oma

I made a promise to myself some years back that I would never ever never have to watch the play Oklahoma! again after seeing the umpty-umpth high school production with some much-loved child of a much-loved friend in a pivotal … Continue reading

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Just one of those thangs

One of the fine, fine benefits of fresh unemployment is the (false) illusion that you’ll have so much more time to get to those things. You know what those things are. Sock drawer (I swear it’s Smurfs who take socks … Continue reading

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