It was finally cold enough to break out the peanuts. The blue jays were dive bombing the feeders for the little birds and creating chaos. Every winter, I hang the peanut feeder, and the jays will empty it in less than an hour. Every summer, I find peanut shells scattered…
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Seven years ago, when I was only writing for myself, a friend told me about the 30 days of gratitude challenge. For the month of November, when we in…
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Do you know how to grate a tomato? Until about a month ago, I didn’t even think it was possible to grate a tomato. You know, the mush factor and all…
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“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Lately, I’ve…
As Molly (see Part 2) approached her fourth birthday, I decided the best gift I could give her was a puppy. Molly had never done well being left alone…
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The band was wrapping up the last of the sound checks, meaning the show would start in a matter of minutes. I'd said I was just running to the restroom…
“When did you get skinny?” I will never forget those five words hitting me like a punch to the face, as I stood in the doorway to Mike Freeman’s office…
It was sometime in 2009 or thereabouts when I realized I might not be a very good listener. I was on the phone with my parents and once again felt…
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