My Book!

Friends, never give up on your dreams. Because it took me exactly 50 YEARS to have my name on the cover of a real live book (on sale TODAY!) and I’m kinda freaking out. As a little girl who ALWAYS had her nose in a book, I dreamed of one day becoming a writer. Regrettably, […]

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A Christmas Miracle

Well, friends, I am happy to report that after FIVE long months of battle, the 6000 piece beast has been conquered! All of December I struggled to get ANY pieces in, but my college daughter was coming home for Christmas and all of my hopes were pinned on her. I told her, “I am NOT […]

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The Story of Greta Cluckington

“Mom! Mom! We found a lost chicken, we have to save it!” My 12-year-old and her best friend came bursting through our side door. “What do you mean you found a lost CHICKEN?” “We were on a bike ride and we saw a random chicken just sitting on the side of the road all alone. […]

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A Puzzling Situation – Part 2

For those of you who are new around here, let me catch you up. In August, I LOST MY MIND COMPLETELY and bought a 6000 piece puzzle. SIX THOUSAND ITTY BITTY PIECES, currently the bane of my existence, that cover the entire dining table in our home. The ONLY dining table in our home. Yes, […]

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The Story Of Us…

It was 1988, and I was working after school at my family’s little mom-and-pop video store. My mother had instructed me to “train the new kid” she had recently hired, who was starting that afternoon. I’m sure I rolled my eyes at this task, because that’s just the kind of teenage girl I was. I […]

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