Category Archives: General

Go Red for Women

Today is the ten-year anniversary of the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day.  Every year on February 1st, thousands of people across the U.S. participate by wearing red to increase public awareness of heart disease, the number one killer of women … Continue reading

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Hello 2013

Blog-wise, I am slow out of the gate this month. I think it’s because in the back of my mind I knew that once I wrote out my goals, the holiday laze-fest would officially be over and I’d have to … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

For the first time in three years, we decided to stay home for the holidays.  We put up the tree early, went shopping for presents early, and I even baked a bazillion cookies before the holiday rush.  Believe me, this … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving, wherever you are! Hugs and Warm Wishes, Tara 🙂

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Halloween Reading

Halloween is almost upon us! I love this holiday for so many reasons.  Costume parties.  Candy everywhere.  Pumpkin carving.  People in the neighborhood gathering outside after dark to mingle, which is almost unheard of in this rainy neck of the … Continue reading

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Poetry in Autumn

There’s something wonderful about encountering poetry where you least expect it.  When I first moved to Seattle on October 31st, 1998, I rode the Metro transit bus every morning and evening to work.  I’ll never forget the poetry series they … Continue reading

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The Snow White Ride at Disneyland: a Plotting Nightmare

My family just got back from a trip to Anaheim where we spent four days at Disneyland to celebrate a birthday.  While we were in Fantasyland waiting for the Peter Pan ride, we noticed the non-existent line at Snow White’s … Continue reading

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