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Barbara Gonnella
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One of my earliest memories is at my grandparents’ house in Higganum, Connecticut. Having military parents, my brother and I spent some transition periods there so my parents could focus on getting housing and moved in, all the things you don’t want to…
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Show of hands: how many moms or wives out there (any woman, really) make self-care a priority? Beuller? Anybody? That’s what I thought.  The act of juggling the multitude of roles we play is, by nature, very draining. Mom is a full time job and some of us…
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It's My Party

It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to… Wait, what?! No. There will be no crying at my party. This is a come as you are, there’s plenty of food and drink, the more the merrier kind of party. I might actually hire a bartender to serve all matter of mixed…
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It’s amazing how easy it is to get sucked into wasting time. I know it’s said that wasted time isn’t wasted if you love what you’re doing and that it might be your true purpose. That’s not the the wasted time I’m referring to. I’m talking about the…
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So, how has disconnecting worked out for you? Or did you just nod in agreement and continue on? I haven’t been able to completely abstain from mindless social networking, but I’ve severely curtailed my usage. The first night I cleaned one of the bathrooms…
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The Things That Weigh Us Down

26 years. That is how long it has taken for me to admit and acknowledge the trauma that has affected me. It has been 23 years since I had a name for what happened and 20 years since I made my initial request for help in processing it. It has been 16 years…
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Summer on Cape Cod has a plethora of scents: the sulfurous rotten egg scent of the salt marshes as low tide, the crisp, salty sea air, freshly cut grass from the multitude of landscaping companies, the smoky smell of beach bonfires on Nauset or Sandy Neck…
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Ever notice how much numbing out you do? One of the side effects of consciously minimizing my dependence on all things screened (phone, tablet, computer) has been realizing that I’m a bit of a busy body. I can’t just sit, I have to do something. No, this…
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I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve taken a day off work just to goof off with A. I actually can’t remember the last time I took a day off just to be by myself, but that’s another story for another day. This past Friday, the last day of April…
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“Not all those who wander are lost” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien I moved around quite a bit as a child due to having two parents who were active duty military service members. Moving, to this day, causes all kinds of anxiety for me. But I’ve always loved the in…
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Daily Prompt: Dust in the Wind

1. Love: completely, unabashedly, without reservation 2. Publish: be it a book of poetry, the next great American novel, memoir, or something research based 3. Travel: so many great and beautiful places to see 4. Forgive: myself and anyone who has hurt…
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Originally posted on entropy: the other constant:My older sister said something about my pragmatism the other day.  Any time someone calls me pragmatic, I start blushing and getting giddy.  Call me pretty and I roll my eyes.  Call me pragmatic and the…
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AF Brat, Daughter & Sister of Veterans, Voted Most Unique Laugh in HS (which is code for obnoxious - but hey, I inherited it from my grandfather), Poet, Geek, Science Nerd, Writer
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