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When Friendship Lasts a Lifetime

It was a perfect night as we sat on the grass catching up on the past 21 years. Is it really possible that it has been that long since high school?!!, we asked, our eyes incredulous. As I looked around at each one of my friends, there was a feeling of contentment in my heart. These girls, some of whom I met […]

On Being a Satisfied, Small Blogger

I was listening to a podcast the other day over at How They Blog (hosted by my favorite “podcaster”, Kat Lee. Moms, check out her podcast at Inspired to Action!). Kat was interviewing Erin Odom from The Humbled Homemaker blog and as I was listening, I was struck by the fact that I have been blogging for the same amount of […]

I don’t know what to say

The blank page stares back at me, the cursor blinking in defiance. And I don’t know what to say. It’s not that I don’t have anything to say. Rather I have too much to say. But I can’t seem to find the time to say it. Life has been full and deep and relentless of late. I have been working […]

(in)RL~ We Need YOUR Story!

It was early on a Sunday morning. Eight women had gathered from all over the city of Rochester to scrapbook and swim. One woman arrived in her red SUV. Another came in carrying a yo-yo. The women danced as they greeted one another. They charged as they ate muffins and drank lemonade. The women heard barking and knew that it […]

One Word for 2014

The last day of 2013 is upon us and I find myself strangely relieved. While this year has been incredible in so many ways, it has also been full of heartache. This year will forever be marked by the welcoming of our baby girl into our family and by the final goodbye that I said to my Daddy. “From life’s […]