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Truth time: Things have been intense lately. From the shock of an unexpected layoff to the exciting fear of a sudden career change to the general stress of my semi-annual post-cancer checkups, I’ve been feeling extra anxious. And when I feel anxious, at age seven or twenty-seven, I turn to Disney. Whether it’s coffee in my Alice in Wonderland mug or watching … Keep reading…

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I registered my site five years ago today, says WordPress. A little trophy popped up on my dashboard this morning to remind me. “Keep up the good blogging,” it says. Five years. Five years?! How has it been five years? I remember the day I registered the site incredibly well. I was working on a little 11-inch netbook while watching TV in … Keep reading…

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Some days I feel like I’ve run Oh, Julia Ann forever. Part of that comes from the fact that I’ve had this name as a username since the days of AIM, but part of that is just because the blog is one of my favorite things. The fact that the site is five years old this month blows my mind; it feels … Keep reading…

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