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Donuts and Darth Vader

We have found reason to celebrate a vast array of things. The first Friday of June is National Donut Day. May the fourth is officially Star Wars day. (If you don’t get it, say “May the fourth be with you” out loud.) And this last Tuesday was September 11th. A National Day of Remembrance. I […]

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D is for…

Most pictures say a thousand words. But this picture screams one simple word. “Dauntless.” I was drawn to this picture. There was something about it. So I bought it. My husband and I had stopped for food and a break a couple hours into a routine nine hour road trip. After hour 13, the routine […]

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Hope

Can you spot the flowers?   To conclude our mission trip to Mexico we had a time of sharing. Highlights. Challenges. One of my teammates shared the profound. She was struck by the amount of hope demonstrated in unexpected ways. At first glance, all that could be seen was poverty. But as the days progressed, […]

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Badges? Badges? We don’t need no stinkin’ badges!

I am so jealous of the Girl Scouts. And not for the reasons you might think. Sure they have the “Thin Mints” and the “Samoas” and the “Lemonades.” All pure genius. But those aren’t covet inducing. I see the Girl Scouts and the thing I want most is the vest. Think about it. Haven’t you […]

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If you give a mouse a cookie…

You know that cute little children’s book? A simple act of giving a mouse a cookie turns into something way bigger and unexpected. I’ve never given a mouse a cookie. It makes an adorable children’s book but frankly, I have no intention of willingly giving a mouse anything except a bit of “d-CON.” But it […]

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