The Art of Doing Nothing

First of all, for the first time in a long time, The Daily Sampler went daily this week. As in, I followed through with something. These first ones are a little painful, but hopefully as time progresses they will get easier. (Remember this? Ouch.) That’s the beauty of writing- even when you’re writing nonsense, once […]

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Let’s Talk About the C-Word

How scared were you when you saw the title? Okay, so I didn’t mean the C-word, but I was referring to one just as nasty, just as dirty. It’s one I find offensive sometimes, and I prefer not to talk about it very often. It makes me uncomfortable, and I know I’m not the only one. Thankfully, […]

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Everything Old is New Again

When I thought I might lose The Daily Sampler, that’s when I knew I’ve been going about this all wrong. I’ve been so worried about growing the blog that I forgot the whole reason I started it: to write everyday. About nothing. The answer’s been inside you the whole time, Dorothy. MONDAY SAMPLES: It’s Monday, […]

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What is The Daily Sampler?

Oh. mygod. Okay.. that outburst is for two reasons. One- in case you were wondering, yes, The Rolling Stones were amazing last night. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity and I’m so, so happy that we were there to witness it. Only thing I’d change: could have used a little “Paint it Black,” “Heartbreaker,” […]

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This is Thirty, Plus One

I spent almost an entire year working up to being ready to turn 30, and most of that time was filled with dread. Once I arrived, (well- after recovering from that party…IT WAS A GREAT PARTY,) I settled into it nicely. And actually, I did in fact feel like I had in essence…arrived. 30 was […]

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