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Into 2019

So, the hiatus went on a little longer than expected but as part of my pledge to write 200,000 words in 2019, I’m back. More on that pledge later. 2018 hasn’t been a great year. Between work and my mental

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My Big Tattoo Post

People often ask me how many tattoos I have and at the current count (as of 09/06/18) I have…a lot. Twenty-two. Though at some point my leg will be one big tattoo; do I count it as one? Is it

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Leave To Remain: Granted!!!

This week my wife finally received her Indefinite Leave To Remain. Finally, after five years and almost eight weeks since we sent the form in, we are finally safe and settled and forever. In case you didn’t know bethend is American and

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Blogger Tag: 100 Truths

I was tagged by Romina from Mini Mummi Blogger in the 100 Truths blogger tag created by Debbie, over at My random musings. I figured was a good way to start the new year – by getting to know me better.

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Into 2018: A Yearly Blog Review

This year has been a pretty good year in the QLF house. Snappy met so many milestones, we’ve celebrated holidays and spent time with family. We’ve been to America, aquariums and all over. There have been some rough days too.

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A Quiet Christmas

As you know, we do Thanksgiving in style but scale down Christmas. This year we had nearly twenty people over for Thanksgiving; at Christmas, it will just be the three of us. Last year there were four of us as

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