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August 5th, 2014

Frustrations Resolved

Some days I get frustrated. Any number of things can cause a moment of irritation. The project or task I’m working on hits a snag, there’s far more traffic than I had planned for, or some appliance in my house just stops working. As I think back to my time in school I can remember two different types of frustration. The first was when I didn’t understand something, and the second was when others didn’t. Both of these in-school aggravations always ...Read more >

July 1st, 2014

The Beauty Inside Us All

Pick up almost any magazine and you’re sure to find pictures of men and women who are what our society considers “ideal.” Models with perfect skin, hair and bodies, airbrushed to further perfection until they make us aspire to a set of standards that can only be achieved by engineering a pseudo-human in a lab or artist’s studio. Many of us look in the mirror and wish for better bodies, a different nose, less wrinkles, or for our hair just to do wh...Read more >

June 1st, 2014

Preparing for Change

Whenever family or friends come to visit it always throws my house into a frenzied state of preparation. We clean a little deeper than we normally would; we prep the guest room with fresh sheets and towels, and move all of our cat’s “accessories” into our bedroom so she doesn’t bother our guests. That home improvement job I’ve been putting off? I find myself rushing to finish it up so there aren’t paint cans or tools lying around. I’ll eve...Read more >
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, “mother” is one of those hardworking words in English that can be a noun, an adjective or a verb.  (Does just hearing those parts of speech take you back to a classroom where you had to [gasp!] diagram sentences?  For some generations, that was as much a part of elementary school as beginning each day by reciting the “Pledge of Allegiance.”)Regardless of your gender, age or any other factors, we celebr...Read more >

May 1st, 2014

Lift the Burden

Cooking is a hobby that I've come to enjoy over the past few years. What started as necessary survival has grown into a relaxing experience that keeps challenging me to better my own skills for the pleasure of others and myself. I’ve had some success, a few disappointments and at least one “so, pizza for dinner?” experience. I've grown from searching for “easy” recipes on the internet to only viewing recipes as a suggestion. There is only ...Read more >
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