Monthly Archives: September 2010

Welcome Fall

Anyone who knows me at all knows that my heart belongs to summer.  I love summer with its family barbecues and lazy days on the lake, with its gallons of sun tea and bowls of fresh fruit and homemade ice … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Blow Away

When I was growing up, I was what my frustrated parents referred to most often as a “picky eater.”  I was also frequently labeled as a “stubborn little brat” and a “pain in the rear.”  No matter how hard they tried, … Continue reading

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Beautiful Women Everywhere

 When I was four years old, I suffered a bad fall from the “monkey bar” of my swing set.  I had been intrigued by the older girl next door who could flip endlessly on her monkey bar, and I was convinced that if … Continue reading

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Braggin’ Rights

Like many people I know, I have occasional bouts of self-deprecation when I tend to overlook all the goodness in my life and focus instead on all the things I don’t have and all the things I can’t do.  The negativity takes … Continue reading

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