Happy Trees

(Originally posted March 25, 2018) A few years ago, on Mother’s Day, my kids took me to the garden department of a local home improvement store. Keeping within their budget, I picked out two of my favorite trees – a self-pollinating Pomegranate (for the fruit) and a Japanese Maple (for the brilliant crimson leaves). Soon […]

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Numb and Number

(Originally posted March 23, 2018) When I first thought about writing this post it was going to be about how much I hate my teeth and how much I hate dentists. Instead, it’s about how my new dentist became my hero. I inherited a lot of things from my father. The love of reading and […]

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Only ONE Item!!!

(Originally posted March 19, 2018) How many times have you gone into Costco (or any store for that matter) for just one item, and came out with $300 worth of stuff? Now I’ve never done that! (Okay, maybe $200, but that’s not what this post is all about.) Ever since the Spring Conference on Saturday, […]

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Left or Right?

(Originally posted March 12, 2018) I fell off the gluten-free wagon the other day and purchased a bag of Fun Size Twix bars. The gooey caramel, mixed with the crunchy cookie, covered in chocolate called to me. I figured if I was going to blow it, I might as well get all the good stuff […]

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Sixty Years in the Making

(Originally posted March 8, 2018) I remember the day I turned 40. I thought it was a huge turning point. As I reached my 40s I realized I’d soon I’d be in my 50s, then (gasp) in my 60s. I thought 60 was old. Like using a walker with green, un-fuzzy tennis balls on the […]

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