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How Paris Ruined Me

Once when my daughters were young, I had the opportunity to go to Paris with my mother and mother-in-law. Seeing Notre Dame, Sacre Coeur and the Louvre, the trip was nothing less than magical. Exploring the streets of Paris, walking … Continue reading

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Fifteen Again

I was unsure of how the night would go, wondered who’d be there, questioned if I’d be capable of making small talk, after so many years. So I did what I sometimes do when I am driving and thinking and … Continue reading

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Choosing to Live Your Best Life

photo source: http://bestcookingoilswallpaper.blogspot.com/2012/08/lasagna-pan_31.html It was Sunday and we were having lasagna, food a friend cooked for us, something others often do when you lose a loved one. It was then that I did it. I reached into my pantry and … Continue reading

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Why it’s Good to Be in the Right Place at the Right Time

I love the way it just all fell together.  And there’s nothing better than getting to see a bit of romance in action. We were on a girlfriend getaway in Fort Myers beach.  After getting lunch out and spending the … Continue reading

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How to Be Stronger than a Superhero

image courtesy of  http://www.emudesc.com I think it was the way he said it, or maybe it was the way it aligned with all that has been on my mind lately. But for whatever reason, the words of my pastor struck … Continue reading

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How to Get What You Want…or Not

As I walk around the house picking up shoes, I have to ask myself; where did I go wrong?  Because for 16 years I have asked, pleaded, begged even, for the minors in my home to pick up their shoes … Continue reading

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What is Your Reward?

I’m in the middle of the men’s clothing section, holding a pair of pants with a 50” waist, looking to see if there is a larger size.  That’s when it hits me; I cannot not believe I am doing this. … Continue reading

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