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  • health & happiness personal

    Mission Possible

    Loves, I’ve been working on a secret mission: a mission statement. As you smarties know, this is generally a good idea for anyone who has a project or business, and since I typically feel…

    January 30, 2013
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    Be our guest

    Hello! Thanks for having me! This is my first blog post and the first guest post on MAB LIBS. I’m psyched. I’m Gerbs. (Pronounced like “gerbil” not “Gertrude.”) I’m Melissa’s youngest, tallest, and darkest…

    January 26, 2013
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    Vamp and Revamp

    In lieu of my new lease on life, I decided to revamp the ol’ 40 / 40 Project list since a lot of the items are no longer relevant in the life of a…

    January 9, 2013
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    Two for Tuesday

    Do you know about Coursera? I can’t stop looking for courses to take. I’m trying really hard to limit myself to one at a time. Not that that matters because they’re $free.99! No joke. I’m currently…

    January 8, 2013
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    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year, friends! I hope all y’all aren’t too hungover. We celebrated in the typical when-you-have-kids-that’s-all-you-have fashion by staying in, drinking Andre “champagne” Cook’s (the grocery store was out of Andre), and falling asleep…

    January 1, 2013
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    Reasons Not to Be Pretty

    Dear reader, Hello there. How’s life? I hope you had the best summer ever, filled with ice cream cones and fireflies and naps in the sunshine. My summer followed a slightly different formula, and…

    September 19, 2012
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    Yes, it’s true: my 33rd birthday is just one month from today yesterday. (Oh, I thought that today was September 16th. This should give you a good sense of my brain function these days.)…

    September 17, 2012