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    This thought literally just popped into my head in the middle of the night – so I don’t know if it’ll seem as profound to anyone else! – but as a major perfectionist (I’m not kidding: if I don’t like …

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    Hey blog world! Long time no talk :) I’ve been super busy going to Steelers games.. and Pirates games.. and Penguins games! working, so I apologize for leaving ya hanging – but today’s post should definitely make up for the …

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