Something Happened In New Zealand

I lived just a few miles from Columbine when it happened. I was shell-shocked. Heartbroken. Sick with worry for all those that lived through it. It left me wondering why - and more importantly, what we were going to do about it. The answer soon became apparent. On it...

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How To Have A Dream in a Very Busy Life

  I used to think moms with young children had to be superheroes in order to get everything done. So I defined what I considered a superhero to be, and tried my darnedest to keep up with everything I’d put on the list. I tried to be one of them, doing whatever I...

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Better the Balance, Better the World

STRIKE THE #BalanceforBetter POSE It's #InternationalWomensDay I have a fabulous group of women friends I spend several mornings of the week with. I meet them out on my daily river walk; whoever is on the trail joins in with our little tribe. We’re all women in our...

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Write Your Way To A Better Life

I was pissed. Furious. So I did what I always do. I wrote. Have you seen this quote? Don’t annoy a writer. She’ll put you in her book and kill you. Yep. Uh huh. Nothing is as therapeutic as writing a story and making your frustrations go away. Because in storyland,...

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8 Hacks To Keep Your Relationship Alive!

What does it take to keep love alive? Well, I guess I’m somewhat of an expert. I’ve been married for almost 32 years. I dated my husband for 4 years before we married. I knew him in high school, 2 years before we started dating. Yep, I’ve known him most of my life....

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