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Painting the Mural of My Life

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Hey New York, It’s me – the Tiny Dancer, and I just wanted to wish you a Happy 4.5 Years! Another six months of early-morning prayers, mid-afternoon walks, and late-night giggles. Time certainly does fly, doesn’t it? [...]

Here’s To Us, New York—Happy Four Years

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Dear New York, It’s me — The Tiny Dancer. I just stopped by to say Happy Four Years to us. Four years ago today, we were simply meeting. I didn’t know what adventures you’d take me on, where our favorite spots would be, where [...]

The Year Of The Uncomfortable

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It started with a phone call. Goodness, that sounds dramatic, doesn’t it? But it’s true. One phone call ignited a flame within me and inspired me to take bigger leaps, to dream outside the box, to purposefully make myself consistently [...]

My Memory Blanket

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Lately, I’ve had an overwhelming urge to listen to classic country music. Waylon. Willie. Charley. The voices that can sing a single note, and you instantly know it’s them. For the past two weeks, I’ve listened to these songs day after day. At [...]

Remembering My Grandparents

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It’s National Grandparents’ Day — a day to celebrate those who spoil you and love you and treat you like you are the greatest gift given to the world. And on today, I remember those four grandparents I was blessed to have for a [...]

Be the Glittered Sheep

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To be honest, I don’t feel like writing right now. I’m utterly exhausted, which is probably why I haven’t written something in months; it just feels like something else I have to get done. But I want to make myself write because when you’re [...]

Her Memories Will Live On Within My Heart

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I knew this day was coming, and I was able to prepare.  But as you know, no one is ever fully prepared to say “goodbye.”  And to tell you the truth, I knew when I woke up that it would be today.  Why?  It was raining.  And ever since I was a [...]

A Look Back in Time

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I had a great childhood.  I was a little blonde pipsqueak who was stubborn and goofy – a Daddy’s girl with my mom’s determination.  I guess some things never change, right?  I was never super “girly”.  I have two [...]

Memories Live Within the Heart

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I remember the first time she forgot that I was her granddaughter.  And I can tell you exactly where I was sitting the last time I heard her say “I love you.”  You see, I have these memories because my beautiful grandmother, Meemaw, [...]

New Traditions

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This year has brought numerous changes in my life.  I don’t drive a car for months at a time, I’ve met people I’ve dreamed of meeting since I was a kid, and I know the stops on the N/Q line like my life depended on it.  But [...]