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  • Black Lives Matter - doorsixteen.com

    BLACK LIVES MATTER.

    “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” —Desmond Tutu Another day, another black life lost at the hands of police. And I listen…

  • Forty years old - doorsixteen.com

    Forty.

    Last week, I turned 40 years old. Two weeks before that, my life changed. The past three weeks have been exciting, terrifying, and filled with emotion. Marking a fortieth birthday—a real milestone,…

  • packing to move - doorsixteen.com

    Packing up Door Sixteen.

    It was never my plan to document the process of selling the house, and that’s primarily because I knew I’d want to respect the privacy of the buyer, but also because…well, because…

  • For Sale: Door Sixteen.

    I don’t know how to write this post. Every time I start, including right now, the tears start to fall. You can be absolutely sure that you’re making the right decision about…

  • My lost month: Stress + anxiety + Instagram.

    I know, I know. Actually, I don’t know. I don’t know how people manage to keep themselves together and get things done when they’re overwhelmed. It’s been more than a month (!!)…

  • Home buying moment (actually more of a saga).

    A couple of weeks ago, the 8th anniversary of our home-ownership came and went. I realized it later while I was looking for a before picture of the dining room, which led…