The Lady and the Firefighter

Finding a Balance of Sweet and Heat



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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Five Years Later

Today marks five years since I was diagnosed with cancer. Whoa!

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Grow From Love

This was one of the first thoughts that I had after a friendship-ending fight yesterday. I heard it in Diane Keaton’s voice, when she whispers it into (the now scandal-encased) ear of Stephen Collins in The First Wives Club.

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A Barren Place

In response to the Opening Lines: What’s the first line of the last song you listened to (on the radio, on your music player, or anywhere else)? Use it as the first sentence of your post.

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On Robin Williams and Depression

“Please, don’t worry so much. Because in the end, none of us have very long on this Earth. Life is fleeting. And if you’re ever distressed, cast your eyes to the summer sky when the stars are strung across the velvety night. And when a shooting star streaks through the blackness, turning night into day, make a wish, and think of me. Make your life spectacular.”
-Robin Williams, Jack

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Six-Word Stories: The Sunday Edition

While waiting for The Man to finish working out and we head to Brooklyn Bagel for breakfast (In NYC “breakfast” is perfect acceptable at 1pm), here is my Sunday Edition of Six-Word Stories compiled during the course of the last week.

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Happy Birthday, Gigi

After being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, I spent a lot of time at home with my parents, sisters, nephew, and cousins during the Christmas season, then flew to Windsor, England, where I stayed with the Brit’s lovely and large family. The Brit was my three year, on-and-off, best friend-turned-lover adventure, but I digress…

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for·give – verb \fər-ˈgiv, fȯr-\
: to stop feeling anger toward (someone who has done something wrong) : to stop blaming (someone)
: to stop feeling anger about (something) : to forgive someone for (something wrong)

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