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Hello, 2018.

Real Life Winter Words

2018… You met us with a broken oil burner, chimney fire, heated blankets, mama cuddles, missed flights, cancelled flights, head colds, father + daughter shared revelations, bomb cyclone, new slippers, My Cousin Vinny and so much love and gratitude. This year feels different. This isn’t “new year, new me” — this is new year meet Devon; you have met many times before, 28 to be exact, and every time you give her a piece that she’s been wondering about. Lately,…

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Meredith Rom: Priestess of Presence

Wellness Words

Meredith is one of those people whose essence seeps into everything she does. When I first met Meredith, I had just quit my job and was in deep need of grounding and space. I remember listening to Meredith’s voice and feeling almost instantly put at ease by her melodic tones. I was sold then. After working together both one on one and through workshops, I was happy to call Meredith a friend and mentor. So, when I heard about her…

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The Magic of Moon Cycle Bakery

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I believe in magic. When I was younger, I used to watch the annual magic show on television with my mom and dad. The one where they ask the viewer to stand up and choose a number on the screen while they scramble it up, send you on a goose chase and 10 minutes later pick up a card that has your number on it. I was in awe. Those 15 minutes of standing in front of the TV felt…

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Honey Attracts Bears

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Old pain feels like dried up blood. Crusted remains of something that was once alive. A stale smell, a sinking vortex. As dark as velvet and as all-encompassing as a migraine. Sometimes I would get caught up in loops, unsure of where it started and ended. My mom would come out to tell me it was time for dinner. I’d tell her I was playing hopscotch, but all the while I was retracing my steps to figure out just when…

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