Category Archives: Social Media

To be real.

I find myself in a somewhat profound space lately sitting with the weight of understanding that we have but one life. And it’s passing and we are living it, whether we are able to acknowledge and embrace that fact or … Continue reading

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Whole30: the solitary version

I’m currently on Day 17 on my second Whole30. I did my first go-round last February and in to March. I ended up taking pictures of all my meals. Which I shared on this blog. Which posts to Facebook. My … Continue reading

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Social Media Break: Two weeks in

Did you all know that the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) wasn’t renewed before it expired on Jan 1? Working in the domestic violence field this is a huge deal. In the fall VAWA was all over the news–my news … Continue reading

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Finding a Fresh Start.

The new year is a curious thing. Many times it has slipped by me as little more than a marker that the return to school is that much closer. Or a reminder that taxes need to be done. 2013 is … Continue reading

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Life Cycles: blogging through them

A post where I lament over the fluidity of life. I’ve waxed and waned as a blogger since 2001. I can look back and see the times that I’ve most consistently blogged were when I was especially isolated–be it by … Continue reading

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Everyday Paleo.

I’m not sure who (if anyone) follows/reads this blog that doesn’t also read my twitter or facebook updates, but if there are any such folks out there, I have exciting–though few days old–news: I was featured on everydaypaleo.com last week! … Continue reading

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Blogiversary.

It’s my blog birthday! One year ago today I posted my first blog post at robustorbust.com. Though, back then it was .wordpress.com 😉 I was not sure what this medium would come to offer me or where the journey would … Continue reading

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I was wrong (about Pinterest).

Oh boy do I hate saying those words. Last spring, I jumped on board Pinterest when it began to take off. I scored an invite, looked around and promptly deleted my account. Then I posted a pretty scathing blog post. … Continue reading

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December Thanks: Re-cap and People Edition.

I knew last month when I set out to pay homage to 25 Things I’m Thankful For in less than thirty days it was a rather tall order. To then take into consideration the timing of the academic term, the … Continue reading

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Second Born: It’s [still] a surprise! (Birth Story-Part II)

Major blogging fail on my part. First, I never meant to make this thing two parts. Second, I never intended for a couple six(!) months to pass in between. So I apologize to all my readers. If you’re just coming … Continue reading

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