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Conversation #1

If you have followed or read my blog back when it was “Not Your Typical Engineer” then “A Pretty Peony” then “A Sassy Engineer” and now “Conversations with a Conservative,” you may have realized I am apparently quite indecisive.  Well, not entirely, for some reason I had no problem making decisions about our wedding or what I house I liked best – I just flounder with the small inconsequential stuff.

Perhaps I am a bit backwards.

Anyway, no major changes here other than the titles of my blog.  I still want this to just be a place to converse, and I really hope y’all start conversing more (hint hint).  I knew I was running a risk in losing a lot of followers when I jumped ship from the old address, but I really needed a change.  In fact, it is hard for me to believe it will be two years this September since I first started blogging.  Anyway, I’m liking this blog for now.  I like the title – it is sooooooooo me.  I LOVE to talk (too much I’m told) and I still hold pretty true to my conservative roots (as my “about me” says, this isn’t just politically).  I also like the header I created and the new colors.  I have had so much pink and green in my life (from my wedding to now multiple cute baby showers) that I just need to shed that too.

Anywho, I really do hope you readers will invite others into the conversation, and I’m hoping to be much more consistent from now on in starting the conversation.  I can’t wait to hear from you all!

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Across the Pond said…
OMH, yesterday a pharmacist I work with asked me if I was out of breath from talking to a patient for a while and I looked at her like she was crazy and proclaimed... "K. have you met me? There is never too much talking for me :)" Haha... I think you and I could go all day girl!

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