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The Traits My Mom Gave To Me

The Traits My Mom Gave To Me

We all inherit different traits from our parents and we can only hope we get the good ones passed down to us.  Whether we acknowledge or recognize those traits, they have a way of showing up in the most interesting ways. 

The Mom I Acquired

The Mom I Acquired

I was fortunate to “acquire” an amazing mom when my dad remarried in 1985.  My mom, Donna, has been a source of inspiration to me since I was 30 years

Relaxing on Spring Break

Relaxing on Spring Break

    Woo-hoo! It’s Spring Break! You may be thinking spring break for college students is all about going on crazy trips with friends and hitting ev...

It's A Dog's Life

It's A Dog's Life

Those of us who are “dog people” are part of a not-so-secret-society.  We will stop on the street to pet a dog, and will often speak to the dog in ...

The Power of Girlfriend Love

The Power of Girlfriend Love

 I was on a conference call last week and a text popped in from a girlfriend I haven’t communicated with since before the holidays. The text showed...

Organizing In The Digital World

Organizing In The Digital World

I really want to an easy-to-manage, reliable, secure place to store all my stuff – electronically and accessible at a moment’s notice, wherever I am.  As I continue over time to update all my paper files into digital files, it feels like I fall more and more behind as I try to figure out the right digital home to store them.

Don't Just Do Something.... Sit There!!

Don't Just Do Something.... Sit There!!

A paradox for sure, since “just sitting” is not in most of our vocabularies! Countless advice appears in every magazine article, television talk sh...

Have I Got Stories!

Have I Got Stories!

 

The List of Your Life

The List of Your Life

I recently attended a Chamber of Commerce luncheon that featured a wonderful guest speaker who was asked to share “her story” with the audience.  S...

Try A Little Kindness

Try A Little Kindness

I would venture a guess that the majority of us, in our lifetimes, have not been witness to the kind of uproar and division we are seeing in our co...

The Smell of Coppertone

The Smell of Coppertone

I have always been a Beach Girl.  Some of my earliest and happiest memories are of family vacations at the beach.  We vacationed at a popular South...

Socks Year Round

Socks Year Round

   I live in sunny, blazing hot Florida which we all envision barefoot and flip flop heaven.  I have always preferred warmer weather to cold for th...