The long tunnel to joy

In Colorado when you want to get from one side of a mountain to another, sometimes you have to drive through it. Not around it, not along the edge, but right through that giant rock holding all those trees and rivers and animals. The mountain stretches up, up, up to the sky and as you look back down to the road, you realize that they’ve carved out a relatively small crevice for your car to zip through to the other side. 

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Discovering true love in 2015

I began this year determined -- more so than usual. Instead of sheepishly hoping I'd meet a romantic partner, I began doing things to make this a reality. For starters, I bought a couch so we'd have a place to sit if he ever came over for dinner (affectionately named "the boyfriend couch").

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