“this is not an emergency.”

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there were several moments over the weekend where i practiced chanting to myself a phrase a girlfriend of mine, who is a mother of two and also an exceptional human being, taught me last week.

it goes like this:

this is not an emergency.

and it’s kind of hysterical to think about saying to yourself, but honestly, i used it like 12 times on saturday alone....

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fresh flowers, please.

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something i love having in our apartment each week are fresh flowers. i really really love having them around, on the table, in the kitchen, sometimes on my bedroom dresser if i’m really feeling it. i once teased josh that he doesn’t bring me flowers and he replied something like, “well you’re always beating me to it!”

and then i realized, true. ...

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