A Dozen Donuts on the Side of the Road

The other day I was driving down the street in Springfield, trying to get somewhere quickly because I had approximately 30 minutes to get over an hour’s worth of things done.  It seems these days I spend a lot of time trying to cram as much as I possibly can into the couple of days […]

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Is it really MY story?

It’s your story and you get to tell it. I’ve ruminated on this statement all week. I think I fear the act of writing because of a fear of offending or hurting those in my life who are a part of my story. I listen to a lot of podcasts and heard one this week […]

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I’ve never seen Richard III, but the first line is pretty on point…

I feel like I should just put a disclaimer on the top of all my posts: “Sorry I’ve not written in a while – life you know.” Might save some time in the writing process, and ease the guilt when I see the date of the last post (JULY) and it is (SEPTEMBER)!  Oh well, […]

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My Friend

Hello, my never far away friend. We’ve walked, ridden, sailed, flown and sat together through thousands of miles. Perhaps the only consistent presence in a life filled with people, experiences, noises.  When not a co-star, always a background player. Waiting in the wings for the opportunity to steal the scene.  A constant reminder of what […]

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Bucket List – Top 20

Have I told you I love tennis?  If not – I love tennis.  I can’t play for squat, but I enjoy watching it.  I can’t even remember when my obsession with the game began.  We didn’t play or watch tennis in my house growing up. I think I maybe tried a few times in college […]

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The Inartful Art of Unfriending

Let’s be honest here for a second. Have you ever been unfriended on social media?  Have you unfriended?  The answer for me on both these questions is yes.  If I’m asking you to be honest, I guess I need to be as well. The act of unfriending someone can be super satisfying. (Remember how I […]

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Reading Challenge Update and Some Random Things I Like Right Now

Yesterday’s blog was a bit depressing – so I thought today I’d lighten the mood a bit and give you an update on how my self-imposed reading challenge is going.  I’m also going to throw in some links to few things I’ve found lately that have made me think, smile, and/or cry. Hope you enjoy! […]

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