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Find a Way

Earlier this week, my husband and I intently watched as Diana Nyad staggered out of the water in Key West, Florida, and made history by being the first woman to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. As … Continue reading

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A New Driver, a Squirrel, and a Scaredy-Cat-Fraidy-Cat

It is payback time in my house: payback for all the speeding tickets, the erratic lane changes, and rolling stops. It is time to teach a new driver how to drive. Mere seconds after my fifteen-year-old turned fifteen, she handed … Continue reading

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Perspective from the Front Porch

The wicker chair on my front porch begged for a companion. It was one of those perfect summer days when the sky was blue, the clouds were puffy, and the breeze was cool.  Without the willpower to resist the temptation, … Continue reading

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How Seven Magical Dwarfs Changed my Life

It all started with a sleep shirt. After I pulled it out of the gift bag handed to me by a friend on my birthday, I held it up to my body just as my friend grabbed my arm and … Continue reading

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Ten Tidbits of Advice for All You Young Whipper Snappers

It’s finally here. One morning this week, I will roll over in bed, turn off my alarm, and greet an age I used to think was very, very old when I was very, very young. I like birthdays. I really … Continue reading

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Have DNA, Will Travel

Eighteen years ago, I willingly carried a tiny boy in my womb. Today, I read an article that stated I may still be carrying his DNA in my brain. Suddenly, it is all starting to make sense. Now I know … Continue reading

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Up, Up, and Away … A Life Without Adventure is No Life At All

“Adventure without risk is Disneyland.” –Doug Coupland I don’t know how it happened. For the past seventeen years, I thought I was residing in suburbia but as it turns out, I’ve quietly been living in a comfort zone. Truth be known, … Continue reading

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