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Stunning Vintage Photos I Found on the Internet

April 27, 2021

  One of my favorite hobbies and greatest passions is looking through old photos. I’ve spent hours looking through family albums and am always left asking if there are more albums because I can never get enough. Candid photos of people are my absolute favorite, but just about any kind interest me. To me, it feels like I’m making a bit of a connection with people of the past and it makes a huge difference when we see everyday people…

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Dealing with Parosmia After COVID-19

April 20, 2021

I came down with COVID-19 back in August. I was fortunate because it never got really bad. I basically felt like I had the “normal” flu for a couple of days; my body was achy, I had a mild fever, and I had a sore throat and runny nose. After the first weekend, I went through about a week of what felt like cold symptoms. I also lost my taste and smell for about week, as well. I was relieved…

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My First World War 2 Love Letter

April 13, 2021

I bought my first WWII love letters – the first of (hopefully) many . I started browsing around eBay awhile back looking for old love letters and decided to concentrate on finding WWII-era ones. When I found this small collection being sold for a good price, I decided to go for it. These letters were exchanged by Fred and Bianca, who seemed to be dating. I believe these particular letters were exchanged in 1944; the year is only written out…

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Feeling Myself: The Journey Into Self-Love

December 8, 2020

“Often we are reluctant to promote self-love mostly because we confuse it with selfishness. Since we are humans, we ought to have a healthy love for ourselves; it is from this fount that love flows out to others.” – Mason Olds   So, what is self-love? One of the definitions I found describes it as this: “an appreciation of one’s own worth or virtue”. Simple enough, right? In theory, yes. In real life, it’s often difficult to put into practice.…

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Welcome

November 21, 2020

Hey there. Some of you who are reading this may know me personally or just may know of me. Some of you who come across this may not know me at all. To all of you, welcome to this space. For years, I’ve tried to keep a personal blog but have never succeeded at keeping one. But hey, that’s okay. It just wasn’t the right time. It is now. I want this to be a space in which I can…

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