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Grace Visits, Ali “Turns Back On,” and a Return to San Fran

Grace Visits, Ali “Turns Back On,” and a Return to San Fran

I haven’t blogged in a hot minute and I have no idea why. So much has happened and my memory is so bad, I really suck for not getting stuff down as it was happening. So this post will be a catch-up of sorts. I […]

The Mother Effin’ FEELS

The Mother Effin’ FEELS

Six months since I lost my Daddy. Three months since I started therapy. One month since I brought Mia home. And about two weeks since I noticed I was FEELING things again. Feels. So many feels. When I say “noticed I was feeling…” I mean […]

Five Things I’m Feelin’ Right Now

Five Things I’m Feelin’ Right Now

Every once in awhile I get an urge to write about totally random stuff I’m loving. These posts end up as snapshots in time and are some of my favorite to go back and read. So while life is totally freakin’ nuts right now, and […]

Biggest. Solid. Ever: Letting the BIL live with us for 6 months

Biggest. Solid. Ever: Letting the BIL live with us for 6 months

Something happened at the end of December 2013 that I didn’t really advertise: We let Vince’s little brother, Joey, move in with us for his first semester at UCF. I didn’t really share this news with anyone because it happened REALLY freakin’ fast. See, the […]

Oops…. Excuses and an Update

Oops…. Excuses and an Update

Well, I had ever intention of blogging every day the month of November and… yeah that didn’t happen. In fact, it looks like I’m not going to make much out of December either. So what the hell happened? A new job. A renewed focus on […]

30 Things I’ve Learned in Over 30 Years

30 Things I’ve Learned in Over 30 Years

Next March I’ll be 32 and I’ve realized the last few years have been incredibly enlightening. I’ve learned a lot about myself. I’m accepted a lot about myself. So here are 30 things that, over the years, have become simple but absolute Ali-truths. Some of […]

Late night ramblings of love from me to you…

Late night ramblings of love from me to you…

Just a late night ramble from me. I spent all evening with my girl, putting together a collage for her mom’s services tomorrow night. We picked out songs, put together photos, cried a little, worked a lot. It was something,… So I’m home now and […]