Posts in kaleidoscopes
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Happy first day of Spring sassy cats! The weather might be dreary here in DC, but I'm definitely in a celebratory mood. As of today, SCOPES is officially one year old! Pop the cork! (Hard to believe this journey started a year ago...time flies when you're having fun!) And if I had to give one word to describe this past revolution around the sun, it would be growth. 

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alternate endings

In a book called Pretty Little Mistakes, there is no ending. There are endings. Alternate endings. Over 150 different ways a life can unfold...all based on the power of choice. It begins on page five when the reader is forced to make a decision: Europe or California. That single choice can mean the difference between living homeless next to the river, or owning an opulent mansion in Beverly Hills. 

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rain

Last week, I listened to MOTS complain for four straight days about overcast skies and overgrown grass. "It's just rain," I thought to myself. This week the cooler temperatures and precipitation made its way into the District, and I didn't mind. Not one bit.

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checked out

I haven't had cable since graduating college. I didn't intentionally "cut the cord" with the thought of sending a statement to cable companies. Rather, what started as the product of a living situation evolved into a realization. Cable is a waste of my precious time. (Oh, and ridiculously expensive!)

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defined: kaleidoscopes.

The motto of an eternal optimist. It's a simple declaration of refusing to let negativity ruin our day, much less our life. It's an understanding that there will be highs and lows in this journey, and we won't dwell in the valleys. It's acknowledging that misery loves company, but it won't be ours. It takes a strong mind to consistently find the positive in each day, especially when that moment isn't an obvious one. 

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