Tag Archives: baking

Trying to be perfect is my shortcoming

It has been a while since I sat at my favorite coffee shop to write and people watch. But it has been a while since I even had any down time for anything that was not working or running. While … Continue reading

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I finally call myself a runner

I never called myself a runner, at least not until recently. Despite the fact that I run miles and miles and have run numerous half marathons and a marathon  and training to run the Marine Corps Marathon this year, I … Continue reading

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Training my mind to overcome everything

Finding the time to put on my shoes and going for a run recently has been challenging. I wake up with every intention of going to run a few miles to clear my mind, however, when the time rolls around, … Continue reading

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The roller coaster ride is slowing down and I am ready to jump off

I sit here on the floor using my coffee table as a table to write while the pastries bake for the farmers market. Instead of baking pastries or deserts I should be focussing on moving out, after all I am … Continue reading

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Change is difficult, but not changing is fatal

The fan whirls over me on a hot and humid Saturday morning trying to give me a sense of cool air while the birds chirp outside and the pastries bake in the oven.  I am starting to feel nostalgic as … Continue reading

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The toughest 2 letters in the alphabet N and O

I have a problem saying no to people. How can a two letter word be so hard to say? Why can’t I say NO and not feel a tinge of guilt? The words in my head are I am sorry … Continue reading

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When all else fails, there is always chocolate

It was one of those days where a long run would have been the ideal solution, a little sunshine, a little exercise and all the solitude of being alone listening to my music with my random thoughts.  However, when I … Continue reading

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The crippling fear of the unknown

It is 2 weeks since I got back from my vacation and I am still in a slump and struggling to get out of it. I can’t blame it on the weather, considering it is no longer cold and dreary, … Continue reading

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No matter what, there is always cake !

I stare at the half packed bag  on the floor. If I were a planner or organized the bags would probably be packed and ready for my forthcoming trip, but sadly  I am most often neither. I shop for gifts … Continue reading

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I dream of Molten Lava Cake

The cold weather that winter brings provides the perfect reason to turn the oven on. It mostly helps because my old quaint apartment has no radiator in the kitchen, making it impossible on a cold day to be in there … Continue reading

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