Off The Wagon

I feel like I’ve fallen off the wagon. I’m sure by this time in the year, most people have fallen off the proverbial wagon that they jumped on for New Year’s. Maybe it’s been longer, or not very long at all. I ran a half marathon in February and I haven’t run anything really substantial […]

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Today is Mother’s Day. Obviously. Henry has been asking for a blog for a while now, and he will be getting one in a few weeks. But today I invited him to be a guest writer here on my site. I wrote this intro and passed it on to him and Jason to handle. I […]

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Unlocking your Android phone is like finding the secret key to a treasure chest of digital wonders. Are you ready to embark on this exciting journey? Let’s dive in! 1. PIN, Pattern, or Password – Unlocking with a Secret Combo Imagine your phone’s lock screen as a puzzle waiting to be solved. If you’ve set […]

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Going Home

Today’s post needs no real introduction. There are places we all feel are “home” even if they’re not physically our homes. They invoke emotion in us that can’t usually be put into words, but today we’re going to try. Home. They say it’s where the heart is. Some say it’s where your family is. Sometimes […]

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The Hardest Part…

Day after day, I see pretty quotes come through Facebook and Twitter and everywhere else saying things like, “The hardest part isn’t finishing, it’s starting” and other such motivational blather. I say blather because, while it IS hard to start AND to finish, I feel like I’m stuck. It was pretty easy to start running. […]

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Tell Me Something Good

It’s been a tough week for lots of people, well, for the whole country really. Between the Boston Marathon bombing, news of Ricin letters, explosions that killed many in West, TX, manhunts, and (what will seem like a “small” deal to most) the final rolling of Toomer’s Corner in Auburn, hearts are heavy. I’m reminded […]

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Moments in Time

There are moments that, even though they have no real significance, mark the beginning or end of something. Maybe it’s something happy or maybe it’s something painful. The start of spring for me isn’t dictated by the calendar or the temperature. It’s not even dictated by the blooming cherry trees or greening grass. Whether it’s […]

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All the chatter about Carnival Cruise Line’s doomed cruises lately has reminded me of my family’s cruise history. I give you the story of doomed cruises, Herbert style… When I was young and my parents were still in the jewelry business, we bought from a company that gave cruises if you bought a certain amount […]

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The Key To Grace

The other day, I stopped at the mailbox to grab the mail. That’s a task I dread most days. It’s never anything fun. Bills, sale flyers, notices that are for people who may or may not have lived here previously (there are like 12 different names on mail that comes here — strange). There was […]

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It’s Saturday morning and I’m trying to get this scheduled so I can hang with my girls this afternoon. I decided on a free writing SOCSunday today because that’s how I’ve been feeling this week. You can tag along with my anxiety/excitement or write whatever is in your brain. Your five minutes starts now! stream […]

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