Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Times They are A Changing

I received this email today, and it made my day. I just wanted to share a story that made me very proud of A. [her 4 year old daughter] We were watching Bolt the other night and at the end … Continue reading

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Great Minds Think Alike?

I’ve had a post in my draft folder for a few days about the incredibly high suicide rate among US Soldiers. More US soldiers were killed by depression than by an enemy last year. Let me repeat that: in the … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Stairs

I have always been a planner. If there was something I wanted to do, or something I thought I “should” do, I would literally take out my pen and paper and start figuring out how I could do it. When … Continue reading

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Awkward Family Moment

I love the Awkward Family Photos website.  Makes me laugh out loud. I just submitted this story to the website and thought you might like it too! My high school had various fundraiser events–including a yearly Father-Daughter Dinner Dance. It … Continue reading

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33 days til my Superbowl

Some of you–especially round these parts–are quite excited about the big sporting event in two weeks.  For me, the Oscars have always been where it’s at. I follow along, I root, I cheer. It always helps get me through some … Continue reading

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Talk to your Kids

After that post, wondering if I will be good enough, I heard this story. On npr, where else? http://www.npr.org/2011/01/10/132740565/closing-the-achievement-gap-with-baby-talk (Sorry, I’m still learning wordpress and don’t know how to make one word links. Anyone want to tell me?) If you … Continue reading

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Let me go round in circles…

Sometimes I love the phrase “Doubt means Don’t” but I’ve never been able to fully embrace it. Doubt whether you should buy a pair of shoes? Don’t. You don’t really need them. Got it. But, what about “Feel the fear … Continue reading

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