Category Archives: My Parents

I cling to the 9%!

Last fall I purchased a DNA kit from Ancestry.com, hoping to shed some light on my international genetic makeup.  I spit awkwardly into a plastic test tube, made a  video to commemorate the occasion [bonus points for Adam referencing John … Continue reading

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Thomas Brian Bosi

My best friend, Thomas Bosi, was killed on 13 October 2015.  A drunk driver slammed into him and couldn’t be bothered to stop.  He died on impact.  His tragic, senseless, and untimely death sent me into a downward spiral.  Only … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I need a meeting.  Since leaving the house right now is not an option I chose instead to steal a few minutes for myself to decompress.  The Barbie Dream House box provides the perfect hiding spot.  Should I log into … Continue reading

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March forward

None of the following updates would be possible without sobriety.  I’m grateful and humbled.  Not everyone lives to tell about it.  Only an hour after I snapped this selfie in the sunlight I was sitting in a funeral.  Why?  Never … Continue reading

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Costume win

Oh the perks of having a creative mother who scrapbooked every year of your young life… Not only is my awkward middle school phase immortalized forever in photos but so is the Geography Fair.  Though you can see a glimpse … Continue reading

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Welcome 2016!

Not surprisingly I opted to stay home for new year’s eve.  Anthony invited us to attend the annual soiree at Memphis Botanic Garden [an epic private party where memories have been made on more than one occasion] but the combination … Continue reading

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Joyeux Noël

“Merry Christmas 🎄 Santa’s elves sure were busy last night.  The kids awoke to presents under tree and stockings stuffed with goodies.  Although it’s not about the amount of stuff or dollars spent I am so grateful my parents generously … Continue reading

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