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My Childhood Trifecta

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Michelson Familly

I’m often asked why I’ve dedicated my life to giving back, volunteering and making donations where I can. The truth is that my giving comes from a place of gratitude.

I feel incredibly lucky to have the life I lead …

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Passing the Test

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Last week, through friends, I heard of a teenage girl who had been assaulted and her parents were being unsupportive (i.e. slut shaming her about the incident). My friends wanted this teen to know that there were people out there …

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My Climbing Cred *Video*

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

My trek mates kept asking how high I’ve climbed in the past, but I had no idea. So I thought it’d be fun to do a little research on the mountains I’ve climbed over the years. Here’s a short list …

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For the Love of Dance! *Videos*

Monday, April 16th, 2012

“Let us read and let us dance -

two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.”

- Voltaire

I started dancing when I was 3 and have loved it ever since. Seriously, I’ve been known to dance …

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Ladies of the Last Supper *Video*

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Erin's Feet

The week before I left on my 2-year global gallivant, I invited several of my good friends to dinner for a farewell party. I christened them the “Ladies of the Last Supper.”

As a Bon Voyage present, The Ladies collectively …

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Erin’s Stint as a Malasada Girl

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Malasada Girl - Erin Then
Malasadas_EatingI’m not so sure I want to tell you this but here goes: I used to be a “malasada girl.” A malasada is basically a Portuguese donut – dough that is fried and covered in sugar. Yum.

Portuguese laborers brought …

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The Power of Pets – *Video*

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Kitty_in_BlanketMy Mom’s cat McIver passed away today. He was over ten years old, was on dialysis for the last 18 months and died of kidney failure.
He was a sick little kitty and we’re glad he isn’t in any pain, …

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Serious Horse Play – *Video*

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Erin_RidesAs y’all know, for my birthday ever year, I do something I’ve never done before.

Last year, I decided to learn how to ride a horse. (I’m slightly afraid of horses, so this was a big step for me.)

About …

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Super Fiesta #43

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

decapitated_pinata_2It was my birthday last week. To celebrate I threw *Super Fiesta #43* — featuring a taco bar, a piñata, good friends, lots of sangria and some whiskey. Whoooo Hooooo!

It was a stupendous summer evening and we all had …

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Chew on This: Mind Mapping

Sunday, August 15th, 2010


What it is:

Here’s the Wikipedia definition of mind mapping: A diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked to and arranged around a central key word or idea.

Mind maps are used to generate

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