Monthly Archives: February 2015

How I learned to pay attention.

Thank you to my friend and guest blogger, Brad Wagner, for this week’s wonderful post.  Brad is a loyal person, a stand up guy– Deb and I would call him a Mensch.  Brad sees good and possibility in people, and

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Be your own Valentine.

I love Valentine’s Day. I know it’s a commercialized non-holiday intended to rake in boatloads of cash for the greeting card and floral industries. Still, I roll around in it, I pinch its rosy cheeks and smooch it excessively. I

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I found joy at St. Jude’s and lots of it.

I thought I would cry the whole time. I packed a pallet of tissues and worked to steel myself. But, my tour last week through St. Jude’s Research Hospital was one of the most joyful experiences of my life. They

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Women and our mirrors. It’s complicated.

Well, who knew that my last post on the “cougar thing” would have drawn out some of the funniest comments ever- and from our male readers!? I don’t think they intended to make me laugh so hard that tears were

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