Nathalie's Notes

Raising the Hardy Boys

Isn’t it odd how someone can be an intense part of your life and then fade somewhere into the recesses of your mind only to be brought back alive by some random trigger? I haven’t thought about an old friend, well I guess an ex-boyfriend, in years but was reminded of him as I flipped …

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I stumbled across this site today while procrastinating – imagine that – and enjoyed it so much, I thought you might like it too … "Every life has a story" and her cool creations at Paperbag Studios. Check them out when you have a chance to do some web wandering of your own.

March 25, 2004 (excerpt from a journal & material for my collection of stories: The Thing About Bullies) Flashback to fifth grade: I gave a speech in Social Studies. A quote I used referred to Japs and Jews. I swear to GOD this material was in the books I was quoting. By the time I …

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Word Count: 28,481 Happy August! This is my favorite month. It’s a time for relaxing, adventure and the excitement of school supply shopping on the horizon. As we went on vacations, dreams of shopping for a new Trapper Keeper, Pee-Chees, pencils, pens and notebooks danced in my head. Also, it was time for lists and …

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Besides feeling defensive and mentally defrosting, I am working on accomplishing some life-long goals this summer. Year after year after year, as demonstrated here, my New Year’s Resolution list includes some variation of "lose weight" and I’ve never really done that. The only time I remember being even remotely happy with my physical appearance was …

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Possibly an over-reaction? I’m just curious what that strike would look like, exactly? This is from my first diary, my precious Purple Unico. I can’t imagine what my life would be like without my journals. I can think of any point in my life and picture exactly what my journal looked like. When I flip …

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