Today is Friday and every Friday, before the kids wake up, I sage the house. I’ve done this every week since that-which-we-pretend-didn’t-happen happened. Biddy told me the practice clears emotional energy left from the events of the previous week and that it was in our best interest to keep the home clear. Supposedly, negative beings …

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“You want a glass of wine?” Chris asked, opening the refrigerator door. “No thanks,” I replied. “You sure?” He asked, glancing over at me. “I’ve got a bubbly water,” I replied, holding up the can to show him. “It’s nice out, let’s sit on the porch for your interview.”         Chris sighed. “Come on,” I pleaded. …

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And then, I was back to myself. Instead of easing my way into things I decided to jump in with abandon. I threw a house party for thirty people. Right before I sent the Paperless Post I added bring friends! in the “note to guests” box. I immediately felt overwhelmed and tired before anyone had …

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