All posts tagged: Life

The Latest — Dec. 4

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The Latest

Well well would you look at that… another four months come and gone in what could have been a blink. Hard to believe but July 24 was the last “Latest” post I wrote — way back when I was in the literal thick of a horrendously humid summer in Middle Tennessee, and back when (aside from the stifling heat) there was a noticeable shift in my reality.

Journal 18 | The 25 Things I’m Most Grateful For

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Inspiration / Personal

A little over a year ago, I wrote up a post that listed a rather random assortment of 50 things — small moments and feelings and notions that exist between life’s bigger happenings. Things that, when considered, turn out to be pretty significant matters in themselves. I love having that list to look back on when I’m stuck in a spell of feeling sorry or sad, or when I could use a reminder that life […]

Quick Update | Blog Refresh

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Personal

Ahoy-hoy loyal followers! A quick little update about this here site of mine. If you couldn’t already tell from the domain change alone, A Thousand Candid Words recently went through a bit of a refresh and a general overhaul to align more with where I’m at in my personal life and my career. I’m over the moon to introduce marissa-nicole.com!

Lesson Learned: Stop Waiting to Pop the Champagne

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Inspiration

It all started with a rather fancy bottle of Veuve, gifted from a close friend to me on my 24th birthday. It was a very generous gift for a very ordinary occasion — one that I would not feel as cool about presenting given the same opportunity (especially at that age, but even now at 26, tbh). Because of its relatively hefty price tag and its top-shelf quality (plus the fact that I’m not really […]