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Since Thanksgiving, I’ve been listening to Christmas music nonstop per Braun family tradition – heavy on the Pentatonix Christmas albums.  But this performance has torn me away (temporarily). Consider this on repeat. ‘ Source: The Voice on YouTube…

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Go Cubs Go!

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Living in Chicago has provided me with some unimaginable once-in-a-lifetime experiences from the Chicago Blackhawks winning the Stanley Cup to meeting celebrities to being the first to see exhibit openings and behind-the-scenes of cultural institutions. But nothing quite matches the madness, excitement and anxiety of the Chicago Cubs IN. THE. WORLD. SERIES. Even as I type those words it still seems surreal. As hundreds of thousands to millions of people join me in my neighborhood tonight, wish me luck. This…

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Sorry (Not Sorry)

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I’ve taken a new approach to communication which includes not apologizing. Of course, there are exceptions. Did I mess up? I’m sorry. Was it an accident? I’m sorry. Was it my fault? I’m sorry. Other than that, I’ve eliminated “sorry” from my vocabulary. Not wearing makeup? No apologies here, I didn’t have the time. Both walking into the door at the same time? No “oops, sorry!” but instead, “didn’t see you there,” and an opening of the door. Late to…

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