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Music Is What Feelings Sound Like

Have you ever heard the saying “When Words Fail, Music Speaks”? This statement resonates with me on multiple levels. I’m a person who feels things so deeply but struggles to communicate those feelings to others as deeply as I feel them. This leaves me with a feeling of being disconnected from others at times. Whether it’s a movie scene, a greeting card, or comic strip, when someone captures a feeling I have in a far better way than I know I’ll ever be able to …

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Did I just…

Pee?  What the heck!?!  Welcome to a whole new layer of motherhood. I’d seen the commercials for Poise (did anyone see the Whoopi Goldberg campaign? Amazing) and thought wow, that must be a bummer.  I’d heard stories from my other mom friends about the whole change in your body after a baby, but I have felt pretty darn good post baby J. Eighteen months later, I definitely don’t have my ‘body’ back, and if we’re being real it wasn’t where it should have been for …

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Sweet Home Chicago

This past Sunday, I visited Holy Family Church to celebrate the feast of St. Joseph with my family and neighbors.  It’s a beautiful diverse and contemporary church in Inverness, Illinois. It is multicultural and inclusive to all which makes my heart happy.  They always seem to serve food after mass which make is worth the drive! The purpose of the day was to spend time with my wonderful friend and neighbor, Maria.  The most beautiful soul that lived next door to us for over fifteen …