Lessons in Quarantine

To say that this strange period of quarantine has been an adjustment is an understatement. It's more like dealing with a giant, nationwide sucker punch. In the blink of an…

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Taking the Leap

I can still see the shimmering blue water at least 10 feet beneath my toes which were gripping the edge of the high dive platform. I was about to try…

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Attack of a Clone

It's not a Facebook message you want to see, particularly early on a Thanksgiving morning when you have guests arriving in a few short hours and a list of things…

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Put on the Brakes

When my daughter was born, my heart nearly exploded with a love so deep, it's practically impossible to verbalize. When she was three months old, I handed her off to…

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Give Yourself a Gold Star
You Deserve a Gold Star!

Give Yourself a Gold Star

I tend to be a joy-seeker. I like to read inspiring stories. I write about fun stuff. I enjoy inspiring quotes. Over the holidays I received two of the most…

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World Kindness Day
No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.

World Kindness Day

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain It may fall on Friday the 13th this year but there's no reason…

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A Collection of Happy

Rough patches. You know: a landslide of discouraging events that just bring you down and it all seems to happen at once. Illness, injury, frustration, stress, exhaustion... I doubt that few people…

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