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There are *always* warning signs

Thoughts on the mass stabbing at my alma mater, Franklin Regional Senior High School, April 9, 2014. There are *always* warning signs. If you choose not to see someone – or not to see what’s happening – it doesn’t mean the signs aren’t there. “There might be bullying.” “There might...
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Learning Legoland

Honestly, Legoland has never been on my personal Bucket List. I’m not a huge amusement park girl (even Disneyland doesn’t do it for me), but I knew the boys (all three of them!) would love a weekend in the building block capital of the world. So when a deal came...
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A little look at Lucerne …

So – it would be remiss not to mention that I had the chance to work in Lucerne, Switzerland, for two weeks this month as part of a major writing project. Though I missed the monsters incredibly, I feel blessed to have had the chance to see a new city...
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Um – that was a close one

So – marriage can be difficult, even in the best of times. It’s even more so when things are hard – and that’s where my husband and I found ourselves in 2011. I want to acknowledge that tons of friends had a difficult year, be it because they lost a...
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For mama.

Remembering my mama on the eighth anniversary of her passing. Sharing something I wrote for her after she died. RIP, sweet mama. I miss you now like I missed you then. For Mama (2003) Hey, now, how’s the air up there? Can you see me, are you breathing better? Can...
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