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  • Thanksgiving is Every Day

    Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Truly one of my favorite days of the year is almost here, and I am giddy with anticipation and excitement. I look forward to not only the traditions and festivities that tomorrow will bring, but also the… Read More ›

  • Simple Pleasures

    In less than 48 hours, we will commence with the celebration of Thanksgiving and not a moment too soon! As the countdown continues, so does my gratitude for the simple pleasures served up on this ordinary Tuesday. The steady rhythm… Read More ›

  • Welcome Home

    About 3 1/2 months ago, I dropped off my oldest daughter for her first year of college. As much as I thought that I had prepared for that milestone moment, I quickly discovered that nothing could have prepared me for… Read More ›

  • Purrfect

    I grew up firmly a dog person. My parents, sisters, and I were fortunate enough to love, and be loved by, several sweet dogs over the years. Hilda. Churchill. Annie. Each one left paw prints on our hearts and sweet… Read More ›

  • Friendsgiving

    Over the years, more and more people are celebrating Friendsgiving. Sometimes, this gathering of friends is in addition to a Thanksgiving celebration with family, and other times, it is in lieu of it. Either way, the season of giving thanks… Read More ›

  • Friday Night Highlights

    There was a time when I viewed staying home alone on a Friday night as a sad state of affairs. It felt like a slippery slope of loneliness, boredom, and rejection that, if not reined in, could extend itself into… Read More ›