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The Life and Times of Casey and Family — NaBloPoMo Day 3 — Out of the Mouths of Babes. (Featured Image)

The Life and Times of Casey and Family — NaBloPoMo Day 3 — Out of the Mouths of Babes.

“Fuckshit.” I didn’t know it then, but before my eldest started junior kindergarten this September, life was simple. Taking an extra eight months away from the office after her mat leave to be with the boys (and because two kids in Toronto daycare is really expensive), Sarah took the […]

-Why Didn't ANYONE Warn Me About ADULTHOOD---- — A Treatise on Love, Life, and Filling the Gaps in Between (Featured Image)

“Why Didn’t ANYONE Warn Me About ADULTHOOD???” — A Treatise on Love, Life, and Filling the Gaps in Between

“If you went back and told your 18-year old self, can you imagine?” — an old friend’s thoughts when discussing my current #BloggerLife It’s no secret to anyone who’s made it through high school—adulting ain’t easy. We’ve got bosses who don’t give two craps about us; consumer debt […]

32 Things I Know Now That I'm 32- #12 — Whine Doesn't Age Well With Time.

32 Things I Know Now That I’m 32: #12 — Whine Doesn’t Age Well With Time.

I’ve simply got no time for whining. It’s everywhere these days — I mean, we’re all struggling. The world’s not an easy place to live in, constantly poking and prodding us to see just what we’re made of. The number of us living any kind of life that could be called […]

32 Things I Know Now That I'm 32- 11 — What Happens When You Overpromise and Underdeliver (Banner)

32 Things I Know Now That I’m 32: #11 — What Happens When You Overpromise and Underdeliver

What happens when you mix a long-term writing project with poor time management and a looming deadline upon which you place far too much importance? The 31 Things I Know Now That I’m 31 becomes the 32 Things I Know Now That I’m 32. The plan had started so simply […]

Happy Birthday, Casey Palmer — Here's to the Hustle! (Banner)

Thirty-Two: Happy Birthday, Casey Palmer — Here’s to the Hustle!

July 2015 — I’ve just turned 32 years old, and I’m trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up. I’ve built this #BloggerLife for myself — a little digital space with promise, letting me share thoughts and ideas with thousands, evolving around me as I learn to […]

31 Things I Know Now That I'm 31- 10 — No One's Harder On Me Than ME.

31 Things I Know Now That I’m 31: #10 — No One’s Harder On Me Than ME.

In my ideal world, I’d be blogging every day with months of content queued up so I could spend my days exploring other interests, and living my life like a normal person — like those people I see on Netflix who go to bed at reasonable hours and look […]

31 Things I Know Now That I'm 31- 9 — The Practice of Patience - Learning to Play the Long Game

31 Things I Know Now That I’m 31: #9 — The Practice of Patience – Learning to Play the Long Game

In the #BloggerLife, I need to accept that success won’t come overnight. I’ve never been the best at exercising patience, but if I’m looking to build something that’ll last and make its mark on the world around it, I need to build it right, giving it whatever time and […]

31 Things I Know Now That I'm 31- 7 - Find Your Mountaintop

31 Things I Know Now That I’m 31: #7 — Find Your Mountaintop.

Everyone should have at least one experience that’s truly for themselves — something utterly indelible from their life story that lays the foundation for everything to happen from that point forward… the stuff of epiphanies. Too often, we take our lives for granted — too many of us have […]

GIVEAWAY POST: Subway Canada Helps Me #BuildAWinner — the #CarlsCrew Wrap-Up!

So it’s late April and we’re on the other end of the Carl’s Crew challenge sponsored by Subway Canada. Six weeks later, I’ll admit — I’m not much better than when I started. I’m still up at all hours working on the #BloggerLife, trying to turn all these ideas […]

Johnson's So Much More - or - How I Learned to Stop Slacking and Love Bath Time!!! (Banner)

GIVEAWAY POST: Johnson’s So Much More — or — How I Learned to Stop Slacking and Love Bath Time

I’ve never been a huge fan of bath time, but I’m warming up to it! In Casa de Palmer, when dinner’s done you have a choice — you either wash the dishes or give the baby a bath. Perhaps in search of what alone time I can find, […]

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