An Update and a New Beginning

This post comes a little late, but there are reasons. I promise! I wanted to give an update on what’s been up with me and make a new commitment to my blog. I’m thinking a post like this is a great place to start. First, let’s go back a bit …

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A personal note

Dear Bully- Actually, you know what, I’m not going to call you a bully because by definition a bully picks on someone weaker than them. I’m not now, nor will I ever be, weaker than you. It’s funny. I hadn’t heard from you in a while. I mean, I knew …

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A Poppy in Texas

In-n-Out Burgers for Three. Yum. I had an amazing trip to Texas over Memorial Day weekend. Visited with +Xara X. Xanakas and had a blast in the Lone Star State. Warning: Do not read this if you are hungry. *g* To recap, I shall first say that *getting* to Texas was the …

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Couch to 5k: Day Two Plus Soul Magic Promo!

Really excited to report that I completed the second workout this morning on the Couch to 5k program! Not going to lie, it was tough today! I made it through though! I can’t believe the outpouring of support I’ve received! You guys are amazing! I’m so thankful you’re all following …

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Couch to 5k: Day 1

Today I’m starting a really exciting adventure toward good health: the Couch to 5k running program. Since I need a little accountability, I’m telling you all about it! See, this writing gig I’ve got is pretty cool. It’s my dream job! There aren’t many downsides to it, to be honest. …

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Friends With Benefits: Straight Women and Gay Men

Last week, on my drive home from seeing my brand new baby niece in Indiana, I heard a discussion on a morning radio show that had me actually yelling out loud to the poor, deluded lady who called in. See, she’d fallen into one of the pitfalls of being friends …

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Passing On and Passing It On

Yesterday, I had a moment of clarity that made me smile and released a huge weight from my chest. I wanted to share that moment with you, as well as a bit of sad news. My grandma taught me many valuable lessons. One of them was the importance of passing …

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Poppy’s Birthday Bash: Rick Reed Stuffs My Box!

Welcome to day one of the 12 Days of Poppy Birthday Bash! I’m really excited about my birthday this year because it falls on December 12th…which is 12/12/12 this year! Pretty cool, yeah? In honor the coolness of the date, I decided to gather a few of my friends for …

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What’s Up Wednesday? (The Thursday Edition)

Well, I *meant* to update my blog yesterday. I really did. But there was shiny… As a result, I’m doing What’s Up Wednesday on Thursday. Which pretty much sums up my week. I’ve been so busy I don’t even know what day it is! The biggest busy? The garden. It’s …

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A Week in Review

Poppy’s Grandma Whew! What a fantastic week this has been! I made a quick trip down to Florida to visit my grandma and hand deliver a copy of Mind Magic. She wasn’t proud or anything. Nope, not one little bit. She sat down and read her copy right away. And …

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