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Communications Breakdown

Ah, adolescence. My son and I go round and round – with me constantly saying, “What did you say?  Would you please speak up?”

I think, … 326 more words

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The Pickle Theory

My first job was at McDonalds.  My 100% polyester uniform was the colour of dried blood and accessorized with a visor that I presume protected me from beams of fluorescent indoor lighting.  815 more words

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What matter most: What someone else thinks about you or what you really are

What matter most: What someone else thinks about you or what you really are

Why we all are so conscious about what people think about us , 293 more words


Life Lessons Learned From... August.

August kicked my ass.

The entire month was ridden with death, suffering, anxiety, and pretty much every terrible situation and miserable sensation imaginable. Between saying goodbye to someone who I really cared about and watching the one person who means the most to me face even more health challenges, my heart was broken and my spirit was shattered. 279 more words


How do you respond to difficult times?

What do you do when you have a day that disintegrates into conflict and fear as big issues arise and you can’t control how they are addressed? 366 more words

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Manifesto for a Simple Life

Late Saturday night, I saw a post on Facebook.  “A Manifesto for a Simple Life.”

It isn’t a Bible verse or a religious saying but it is powerful stuff.  373 more words

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College Drop-off Year Two: Still Learning How to Say Goodbye

I kept it together this time. I really did. Soph and I busied ourselves with the typical back to college activities like combing every isle of Target and Whole Foods. 799 more words