Monthly Archives: April 2015

Do the Hard Thing: A Study in Contrast

The Gritty Me: Don’t stop. The Other Me: I think I should just intersperse walking and running. The Gritty Me: You are going to intersperse walking and running- after you run for thirty minutes without stopping. The Other Me: Interspersing walking and running is very healthy. Probably better for me. The Gritty Me: This isn’t […]

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No One Will Ever Love You Like I Do

I had to laugh out loud at the final sentence of the letter. I found it crumpled up and clearly tossed aside.  It was tucked into a corner between the front of someone’s house and their steps. I hoped it was a letter when I saw the crinkled college-lined paper winking at me. I love […]

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Mandatory Minimums

I recently finished Piper Kermin’s memoir Orange is the New Black. It is a very honest book about the year Kermin spent in a women’s prison for a ten year old drug offense- one which she had long since buried in her past. The memoir is a journey of personal responsibility and redemption which highlights […]

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My Own Personal Resurrection

I failed at lent this year. I am no longer religious. I am no longer a practicing Catholic but I like lent. I like the concept. Lent requires that you do something difficult- that you give something up. I was supposed to decrapify my life by getting rid of a bag of stuff every day […]

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