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Post #1,000

This post is my 1,000th post and for some reason it seems monumental.

I remember starting this blog in 2009 as I said good-bye to Chicago and got ready to head to Mexico for a volunteer program.  Everyone kept recommending I start a blog to have a place to update family and friends back in the states.  It ended up being harder than I expected (no wifi or computers) but I was able to post some updates and I think my family seemed to enjoy it.

As I came back to the states (and eventually Chicago) the blog came and went with the number of posts and my interest and investment in keeping it going.  (It kind-of still does.)

Now I'll hear from my mom or sister when I haven't posted in awhile...wondering why.

So the blog ebbs & flows as my life ebbs & flows and I thank you for staying along for the ride.
that one time i went to a fancy salon for a haircut

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