A Country Wedding

I grew up in a large family. Seven kids plus mom and dad.   My dad’s sister also had seven kids.   My dad’s younger brother had three girls.   There are plenty more relatives but that’s all you need to know to understand how this big group came together. We’re missing a few and we hold them in our hearts, but we treasure the chance to celebrate my cousin...
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Weekend of Rest

Summer is almost over. We spent the weekend in Grand Lake, CO celebrating my husband’s parents’ birthdays. We had a wonderful three days enjoying sunshine, food, and family. Here’s a little video I put together.     What was your favorite memory this summer? ———————– ...
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What To Do When Someone Puts You In A Bind

I’m reading a great little book my friend Becky told me about:   Nasty People by Jay Carter, Psy.D.   One of the tricks of nasty people is that they try to put you in a bind: You’re wrong if you do and wrong if you don’t.   Carter shares an ancient lesson where a master invites you into his house for a cup of tea. As you prepare to take a sip the master says,...
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The Books I Read In The First Half Of 2014

Happy July 1st! I thought I would list some of the books I read the first half of the year, because I read some good ones. I’ll give each book a grade and a quick blurb telling you what it’s about. Feel free to clink on the links in bold.     1. Beyond Boundaries by John Townsend How do you know you’re ready to trust again … and what does it take to be ready? Painful...
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The Still Small Voice

Yesterday I bought a tiny box of Sees Chocolates. I was about to open the cute summer yellow box when a quiet nudge told me to give them to someone. I went home, put them in the fridge, then brought them with me when I went back to my office to see a client.   As I pulled into the side parking lot I saw my friend wandering. She’s the sweetest angel who manages the front office and I...
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Family Trip to Europe

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