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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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6 Awesome Lessons From Legendary Rock Star Edgar Winter

I thought my husband Randy was crazy for getting tickets to this concert. It was Monday night. The venue was small. I’d rather be home watching Netflix. But there we sat in the third row, surrounded by other mid-lifers, raring to relive the glory days. 

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The Toughest Lessons Of Motherhood

As a young mom, I assumed everyone was kidding when they said, “Wait till your kids get older. It only gets harder.” But if I allowed myself to think about it, I panicked.

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Dog

Does Your Dog Know Everything About You?

We’ve all had times when we feel ordinary, even invisible. No one notices. No one cares. But we’re wrong. No one notices. No one cares. But we’re wrong.

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Guilty pleasures

Guilty Pleasures Are Difficult To Give Up

If character is defined by what we do, I’m in trouble. Yes, I perform some worthwhile, productive services here and there, but so much of my existence is spent on time-wasting drivel.

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What Would Joyce Do? A Loving Tribute To A Mother-In-Law

The other morning, I came to my kitchen desk and found a picture of my Texan mother-in-law, Joyce, who passed away five years ago.

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