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An Inspirational Wedding Story – The Family that Attended

October 4th, 2014, I married my Soulmate. There’s a catch… I’d been married once before in 2005 to a Marine I’d met at the Defense Language Institute, aptly called the  Desperate Love Institute.  I’ve jokingly called my first wedding my $12,000 mistake for many years, as that’s what it cost, and that’s what it was. He’d proposed to me […]

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Monsters Inside Me Season 5 Premiere…Save the date

Ours is a true reflection of love and dedication. Monsters Inside Me season 5 premiere episode OCTOBER 9th 10 PM E/P. That episode features our story. Why should you watch it? I was chosen for a reality adventure race: 72 Hours: Fijian Jungle as a result of the video submission below. Watch it and get to know Hurricane Rita. I had […]

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El Grand County Combo – Salsa Dancing in Moab, Utah

Salsa Dancing in Moab, UT Just Got HOT! I’m excited in this moment. So much so that I’m positive I’m glowing. I wrote about how 2014 has been named ” The Year of Dance,” just a few days ago, and already my dreams are being realized! Two nights ago I sat with a group of incredibly talented musicians as a […]

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The Meaning of this Birthday

This birthday means something a bit different from those of the past. When I was a child, my birthdays meant success. They meant I was a WHOLE YEAR older and I could puff out my chest when I claimed proudly, “I’m now EIGHT, and yes, I feel older!!!” to the age old question.  I’d look […]

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Traks for Chip’s Trek – A Fundraiser for my Brother

Here it is: the fundraiser you’ve all been waiting for… Traks for Chip’s Trek (If you click on the link directly above, you will see the fundraising page. Click on GIVE NOW to donate!) The bottom line is this: You have all seen the show and read the review, correct? You know I wanted to […]

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TNT’s 72 Hours to Air Fridays

NEWSFLASH!!!   TNT’s new adventure show, 72 Hours, has been moved from airing Thursday nights at 9:00 to Friday nights at 10:15. That means my episode will NOT be on the 25th of July, as I before promoted. It will be the 26th… 19TH!!! Since the episodes were on Thursdays, this week’s was cancelled because […]

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Post Rat Lungworm – Sensations

The other day John and I were relaxing in the sun room. I was writing, probably about rat lungworm, while he planted some more starts for the garden. We were simply enjoying one another’s presence without conversation until… John asked me, “Don’t you feel that? It doesn’t bother you?” Looking up from the computer, I […]

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Hurricane Rita in Entertainment Weekly – 72 Hours

I’m in Entertainment Weekly. Really. That’s the absolute last magazine I’d ever thought I’d be in…well…I guess it’s tied with Glamour, Vogue, Seventeen, and…well any magazine that expects a woman to wear makeup and cater to what society demands. It was quite a shock to actually hold the magazine in my hands and see myself […]

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