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10 year anniversary of Stephanie Klein’s Greek Tragedy

January 20, 2014

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10 years ago today, before marriage or twins, 10 years ago to this exact day, January 20, I made the decision to start a blog, naming it Greek Tragedy on a whim, because really, no one thought of titles or…
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three good things

January 13, 2014

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I‘m sitting here with a stack of Blood Sugar and mostly anti-grain cookbooks stacked before me, what with the New Year breathing its frosted resolution breath in the face of my slight double chin, why not? I don’t have high…
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does doing less make life more?

January 10, 2014

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Maybe it’s one of those phrases in the zeitgeist, like “It is what it is,” because I’ve been hearing it everywhere: “What, like she’s eating bonbons all day?” It was the response of a Couples Therapist when my husband complained…
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christmas at halloween, autumn in the summer

July 24, 2013

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By the time Halloween hits, we’re already thinking about Thanksgiving. Christmas, even. In September we welcome fall, buying “Leaves” candles and changing our door wreath. Cider follows, then the salted caramel, and at last, the peppermint hot chocolate takes over.…
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walking the walk, get in line!

June 26, 2013

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If the people who knew you best were to give a speech about you, what would they say? Not strangers. The people who know cranky you, and hungry, playful you, how would they describe you? So passionate, so honest, so…
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as of late, a little late

June 10, 2013

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Blah. Blah. Blah. There. Now that that’s out of the way, we continue with our regularly scheduled randomness. The beans graduate from Kindergarten this week, although school isn’t out until June 21st. At which point they’ll head off to day…
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active surrender

May 29, 2013

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I‘ve been contemplating Eckhart Tolle’s theories on surrender lately. His ditty goes a little somethin’ like this: during an argument or fight with another person, or within yourself, if you find yourself riled up, becoming loud or animated, that is…
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making the most of your life – funeral edition

April 16, 2013

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These things happen in threes. It’s what they say. “They” being people like my father, a man who actually owns a book of funeral home and cemetery locations. Who owns something like that? He also reads the obituaries daily. This…
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