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June Wedding
Only 8 days into June... and already, the month feels bittersweet🙄. The upside👍 is we're

Jun 08

Grateful. For you.

Before I dive into the deep end of this next (one-sided-unless-you-comment) conversation, let me thank y'all for your support. Several of you helped me during a scary, unexpected financial situation. I appreciate you. I'm grateful when you read my words, whether you respond with buying a coffee or not. But when you buy enough to help me pay bills, I just wanna shout from the rooftops:THANK YOU SO MUCH.Thank you for following me.For reading.For responding. For... more

May 13

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Grateful. For you.

May 13

Anything Helps.

Facebook memories reminded me that April 28, 2020 was my last day of working for Pre-scholar Enrichment. I enjoyed that job. It was meaningful. And good pay. I'd still be there if not for Covid. I can't return to that job because I was replaced. I collected unemployment until it ran out in December. I'm surviving because a friend helps out when possible, I have this blog, I sell stuff, and the girls and I live with my parents. Many others have it worse. My... more

May 01

Vulnerability? Yikes.

Dear Friends,I'm trying. I'm trying to get back on the blogging track. I'm trying...more than it seems. Hmmm… That's a bit harsh. Maybe those words are more for me than you. Because I'm frustrated, even angry, with myself.I haven't honored my word. I haven't kept to my schedule. I haven't written much of anything since the day I said I would be more consistent. Maybe you don't care--not that you're... more

Apr 25

I am Sad. Sad I am.

I am sad.Sad I am.Wait.Stop.Seriously, Erica...you are not Dr. Suess. Walk another path, Girl.(Pause for thought.) 《New direction》Ready on the set?"I'm sad," take 2.... Action.I'm sad. Been sitting with that emotion for over a week now. I know. I know. Depression and anxiety are parts of my life. So, is it any surprise I feel sad? No. Is it necessary to discuss it on this platform...again? Yes.Yup, it's necessary. Mostly because it's been rendering me... more

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