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The Lady and the Firefighter

Finding a Balance of Sweet and Heat

52 Ways to be Grateful for the Fire Life

Expressing gratitude isn’t a job or a task with no reward. As with any aspect of life, and especially when it comes to relationships, it’s really important to express these thoughts and their attached emotions to increase your presence, focus, connection, and in turn, your own happiness. Continue reading “52 Ways to be Grateful for the Fire Life”

What the Loss of Chief Michael Fahy Meant in My Fire Family

We all know that our first responders– firefighters, police, and EMS workers– face danger and unpredictable scenes every single day. It is a risk that they and their families are aware of with every good-morning kiss and goodnight embrace. Continue reading “What the Loss of Chief Michael Fahy Meant in My Fire Family”

Three-Quarters of 2016 is Gone. What Have You Done?

It has been a little more than five months since the last time that I have checked in here. Things have been evolving and reshaping my life and my relationships in ways that I could not have foreseen at the beginning of the year. Continue reading “Three-Quarters of 2016 is Gone. What Have You Done?”

30 Day Blog Post Challenge: The Greatest Lesson My Parents Taught Me

The truth is, people will have their preconceived notions of who, what, why, and how you are who you are, without letting you speak a word. Sometimes the bar is set low based on your gender or race, sometimes exceedingly high.

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30 Day Blog Post Challenge: I Love Food

Today’s piece is a photo post of what I love. And, as it turns out, I love food.

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30 Day Blog Post Challenge: Something I Miss

When you get to the milestone of 30 years of age, there is the likelihood of having a Mary Poppins’ bag of things you’ve lost along the way, and things that you miss, sometimes dearly.

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30 Day Blog Post Challenge: What’s in the Bag?

Between the days of The Man having a motorcycle and working in a kitchen, I use a Matt & Nat vegan leather backpack more than any other purse I own. So what’s in it?

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30 Day Blog Post Challenge: Photographing Astoria

New York has been my life, my entire life. Much of my adult, post-college life has been spent in New York City. While Manhattan was where my story started, I always knew I wanted to make my way to Astoria, Queens.

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30 Day Blog Post Challenge: Get to Know Me

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