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365, 8: day 244

Universal City, CA We went to Universal today, really just to go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I’m honestly a little Universal-ed out, especially when you consider the price tag, but my sister was understandably smitten. Year One … Continue reading

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365, 8: day 222

San Luis Obispo, CA Work today was a chaotic mess and the emotional slog I had predicted, with the saddest last day that I didn’t even get to appreciate because I was so harried. By the time I left, at … Continue reading

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365, 8: day 190

Dubuque, IA Today was a travel day, a reminder of the difference between my parents living in Chicago and Iowa. We had a leisurely morning, including a nice walk with my mom, and then my dad drove us to O’Hare. … Continue reading

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365, 8: day 189

Dubuque, IA It’s weird, because I struggled with Easter “on my own” for so many years. And finally, ten years later, I’m back with my family for Easter and I missed so many of my own traditions at home. Life … Continue reading

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365, 8: day 188

Dubuque, IA Another completely whirlwind day. I went on a nice walk with my aunt to meet my sister, mom, and nephew, and then we continued walking and played his current favorite game, Harry Potter, which basically just consists of … Continue reading

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365, 8: day 187

Dubuque, IA As is literally every day with my family: today was a whirlwind. We started (well, I started, hours later than everyone else) at the ice rink while my nephew skated, had curry for lunch, went to a really … Continue reading

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365, 8: day 154

New York I’ve been barely drinking these past months, and I did not feel great this morning. But I was in a hotel with my best friends and giggling with them helped a lot. We met more friends for brunch, … Continue reading

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