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Raising Our Kids: How The Clues Were There All Along

Recently I heard two young mothers musing about what their children might be when they grew up.

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Sixties

What We Learn in Our Sixties

Have you ever reached a certain age and can’t believe you’re there? It seems like yesterday you’re young and dewy-eyed and in no time at all, you’re in the “seventh inning stretch.”

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The Amazing Perks Of A Weekend Alone

Have you ever had the urge to get away by yourself? Just luxuriate in your own company? I recently spent a weekend alone. It was incredible.

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Ann

Aunt Ann Learns There’s Magic In The Most Unlikely Of Places

Sometimes it’s easy to be discouraged by humans. Too many stories abound of aggression, hatred and destruction. Meanwhile, countless acts of kindness that play out every day go unnoticed. One such occurrence happened to my aunt.

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Alexa

Finally Making Peace with Alexa

At first, I wasn’t sure what to think of this strange cylindrical object sitting on our kitchen counter, courtesy of my husband Randy. “Have a nice day,” it would say in a cool, female voice or give the local weather forecast or play whatever song we asked.

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Learning Good Manners At The Dog Park

It’s easy to get discouraged by humans these days. So much fighting, turmoil and hate. But there’s one place I go where I see great comradery.

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