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Kayla Shown-Dean
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Just when I thought my search for adventure was a bust, my son surprised me on Monday night–with Pokemon of all things! My five year old seems to find a new interest every month. His latest obsession, thanks to Netflix, is Pokemon XY, which he had spent…

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Goodbyes are difficult, but they also mark a new beginning. Yesterday was bittersweet. It was yet another day for me to say “Goodbye”. This time to my church family. I can’t remember a time when these people were not in my life. My family started…

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If it seems like I have given up on this adventure-filled ride already–fear not! I realize that it has been several days since I’ve posted, but in the beginning, I made myself a promise: while I would document the adventure occurring in each day, I may…

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On Tuesday (the 10th), I found myself at the doctor’s office once again. My health has seemed impossible lately, and my visits to the doctor’s office have increased. I will be glad when I can consider myself well again. Ironically though, I found myself…

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Yesterday was crummy. Adventure seemed to be nowhere in sight. It began at work. I started the day well enough; I was pumped and ready to go after my three-day weekend. The snow had kept me trapped in the house long enough, and I so desired to be out…

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I started these posts as a way to document adventure in my daily life. Adventure, as I am learning, can come in many fashions. I have seen in manifest in my relationships with others, in nostalgia, and in my confrontations with The Word, just to name a…

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Days 5 and 6: The Quest for Adventure Day 5: January 6, 2017 Friday morning, I woke up and got ready to go to work. I took my shower, got dressed, and sat down in my normal spot– the chase by the window–to do my daily devotional. It was then I looked at…

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January 5, 2017: Day 4 on the Quest for Adventure Adventure was a bit harder for me to find today. It’s not that I had a bad day, but it wasn’t a particularly good day either. Growing up, my sister and I would refer to days like this as “meh” days. I went…

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January 4: Day three of the Quest for Adventure Today, I was lucky. Adventure showed itself to me twice. The first time was in my husband’s smile. For the first time in a long while, he got up early with me to take our son to daycare. Though he got up…

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January 3rd: Day Two of The Quest for Adventure Today was my first day back to work. When my alarm clock went off at 6:30 a.m., after I’d been so used to crawling out of bed at 9:00 over the break, I was certain that I’d find no adventure here. There is…
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