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Lovin’ Spoonfuls

I am not a hugger–at least, not a relaxed, comfortable one.  I envy those who are, and I fervently wish I could be one of them; I wish I could throw my arms around the world with reckless abandon and squeeze … Continue reading

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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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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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