Category Archives: Why am I doing this again?

The blogging habit and bad pants

As much as the whole concept of doing one brave thing a day became tiresome to me around the eight-month mark, the lack of a concept makes it hard to know what to write now. So I’ve decided to post … Continue reading

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Beyond the year of double-dog dares

I almost didn’t come back. After three months of ignoring the promise I made a year ago today, how do I have the nerve to show my face here? Here’s how. Even though my commitment to doing one brave thing … Continue reading

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Identity crisis

This blog (and I) seem to have stalled. Finding something brave to do and write about isn’t the priority it was. I find that an entire day’s attention goes to my to-do list. And my list is pretty boring. I’ll … Continue reading

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Brave new year

I’ve emerged from the Christmas whirlwind finally. Amid the decorating, shopping, baking, wrapping, parties, baking, ignoring this blog and baking, I did keep the bravery goal in mind. Here are a few things I did: Didn’t send Christmas cards. Didn’t … Continue reading

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The season of giving…awards

The word-wielder herself, Lisa at Woman Wielding Words, has bestowed upon me the coveted Liebster Blog Award. Lisa is a talented writer who inspires me in more ways than one. Thanks, Lisa! Here are the award rules: First, thank the donor … Continue reading

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Courage in the face of adversity

I write about my little everyday efforts to become more brave, but yesterday Renee over at Life in the Boomer Lane shared a story of a woman named Debra, who is handling a really raw deal with grace and courage. … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

I am a lucky lady. I’ve received two blogging awards over the past week. Aren’t they pretty! The awards were bestowed by the equally fabulous Jodie and the booksnob. If you haven’t already, you should check out their blogs. Thank … Continue reading

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