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Through the looking glass

“Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage.” —Brené Brown When was the last time you did something that took courage? Something that made your heart beat a little faster and play into your vulnerabilities and nervousness? So much of the time we all take the ‘safe’ route simply because it’s familiar… it’s known… it’s… Continue reading Through the looking glass

Knowledge · Life · Musings · Thoughts

Carpe the hell out of this diem!

Good morning sun shines! Today is going to be a great day! Rise up and meet the day with enthusiasm. I’ve been on a big kick lately to be more self-aware and make sure I’m focusing only on the positive. Thoughts manifest… so if we’re all manifesting something we might as well make sure it’s… Continue reading Carpe the hell out of this diem!

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Lessons . Music . Harvard . Swooning

It’s been awhile… a lot has happened in this crazy year of 2016. As I begin my year in review I want to remind all of you to embark upon 2017 with your heads held high! This year has been full of its trials and tribulations, challenging and forcing us to morph and evolve into… Continue reading Lessons . Music . Harvard . Swooning

Experiences · Life · Music · Musings · Thoughts

Music

Music makes the world go round. It’s what gives us all something to connect on in the most basically complex way possible. Yes, I fully understand that is an oxymoron but when you really think about it, it’s true. Music can bring nations together and it can also divide them. If I had a nickel… Continue reading Music

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10 things I wish I knew in my 20’s

Wait, what? I’m how old? When did that happen? Thirty sneaks up on you in the same sense that an elephant could sneak up on you. You know it’s coming yet still are surprised when it hits. I don’t really feel any older. I don’t think I look any older. Would like to think I’m a… Continue reading 10 things I wish I knew in my 20’s

Family · mourning · Musings · Thoughts

Mourning the father I never knew.

Nothing like starting a new blog on one of the most bleak topics ever… but here it goes. I created Magpie in the City as a new venture, a way to express myself and open up; something that has proven to be a bit of a struggle for an INTJ as myself. Just a bit… Continue reading Mourning the father I never knew.