Category Archives: Friends

For my girls (and a little bit for me), PART 30

30. List 10 things for which you would like to be remembered. I want to be remembered for being a rock star ballerina who was the first female president of the United States. It would be a tasty little treat … Continue reading

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For my girls (and a little bit for me), PART 9

9. List 10 people who have influenced you and describe how. When I began this series, I was tapping out at least one answer a day, but when this question came up, it was a hurdle I couldn’t jump. How can … Continue reading

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For my girls (and a little bit for me), PARTS 4 and 5

4. List 10 things you would tell your 16-year-old self if you could. 1. He wasn’t your forever love and isn’t worth your tears. If he doesn’t think you are worth spending time with, that’s his loss. 2. Stop sneaking around … Continue reading

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For my girls (and a little bit for me), PART 1

Pinterest is a blessing to me. In a Life that keeps turning faster than I can spin most days, it’s nice to have a place where I can steal other people’s creativity and put my own twists on it. It … Continue reading

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Dear Sarah…

Dear Sarah, As you set out into the world, I hope only beautifully perfect, awesomely amazing, heartwarmingly remarkable wonderfulness for you. I pray you are blessed with a golden touch to turn everything you dream into success. May you steadily … Continue reading

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We’re ALL different.

Why does being different have to be bad? It doesn’t, but American society in all its self-centered wisdom tells us that “different” is weird or unacceptable. It’s not. Different is beautiful. It’s unique. It’s what makes each of us distinctly … Continue reading

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Not your typical giving of thanks

We’re all thankful for something, even if it’s just the fact that we’re alive. If you’re not thankful for anything, open your eyes. Greet the world. Inhale the big ole buncha awesome that is this crazy Earth. Despite how it seems sometimes, … Continue reading

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