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A letter to my 18-year old daughter

To my dearest daughter Adrianna, on her 18th birthday, There are so many things on my heart I want to tell you. Have I already told you these things? Do you know them? Oh, how I don't want you to ever forget. Today, tomorrow, and in your hardest and toughest times. You are now an adult. You… Continue reading A letter to my 18-year old daughter

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Five things I know to be true today…

A good writer should never apologize in an opening - it's not a good "hook" - but I never claimed to be good. I'm sorry - this is a blog post all about me - and if you don't know me personally, you may not care to read it, but perhaps it will speak to… Continue reading Five things I know to be true today…

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Fire post thoughts

It's been three sleeps since the crackling of a kindling attic fire awoke us from our peaceful slumber. My understanding of the situation and expectation of what tomorrow holds is still very limited. We currently operate one day at a time, unsure of next steps. With lingering thoughts that a long holiday weekend will stall… Continue reading Fire post thoughts

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When the road gets bumpy

Yesterday many of you woke up to the news that my family experienced the devastation of a house fire. Similarly, we were awoken just before 1:00 am in that situation. In an instant, all of our plans came to a standstill and we were at the mercy of the circumstance in front of us. Our… Continue reading When the road gets bumpy

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Disconnect to Reconnect

Today is filled with immeasurable opportunities. Some opportunities are new; some of them were wasted in days past, but still available. in·san·i·ty Insanity is often described as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Do you ever live parts of your life this way? I know I do! Today's a new day.… Continue reading Disconnect to Reconnect