Archive for November, 2013

Thankful…

November 28, 2013 1 Comment

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” My children, my husband, my parents, my sister and brother, my in-laws, my extended family, my friends both near and far…you all complete me. Together we are a perfect puzzle and I am so thankful for you. Everyone I go […]

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“OHH…Bless your heart.”

November 26, 2013 2 Comments
“OHH…Bless your heart.”

I overheard a visibly distraught woman at the store today talking about losing her baby weight.  I tried to give her the “Girl, I know exactly what you’re talking about but stop putting too much pressure on yourself look.” I must have looked ridiculously odd because she quickly walked to the next aisle. I gained […]

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Oh hello snow…my long lost friend.

November 22, 2013 1 Comment

It’s been awhile since I have dealt with snow and COLD temperatures. But I am certainly no stranger to it. I grew up in Pennsylvania. Without sounding like one of my dad’s “I walked to school barefoot in the snow for 3 miles” stories…but I did have to stand out in blizzard-like conditions to wait […]

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FED UP! Is the village ready?

November 13, 2013 2 Comments

Bullying continues to be a problem because there is no accountability. There…I said it.  I think there is a lot of finger-pointing and no real solutions to put an end to it. What’s happening to our children is not “kids being kids,”  it’s not “a part of growing up,” it’s not “kids who are being […]

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Anger in an envelope…

November 5, 2013 4 Comments
Anger in an envelope…

“I never did like your big loud obnoxious mouth on TV in Amarillo. I’m SO glad you are SO far away from here! From Bumf–k, TX to Bumf–k, IA. You’re moving UP in the world!” Ah yes. I got this little gem of a letter in my mailbox at work on Monday morning before I […]

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