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The Year’s Not Over Yet

Years ago, when my oldest daughter started preschool, I traded in my traditional January-December calendar for one that ran July-June. This new calendar allowed me to better manage her new school schedule and extracurricular activities. Even now, I still purchase… Read More ›

2018: Halftime

Six months from today, it will all be over, and it will all be just beginning, too.  The ball in Times Square will have dropped.  The singing of Auld Lang Syne will have concluded.  2018 will have been put to rest.  And… Read More ›

Distracted 

Recently, I overheard a comment on television that made the leap from background noise to a thought provoking statement.  As soon as I heard it, I began to mull it over.  And over.  And over.  I’m more than happy to be… Read More ›

Wordy

In recent years, it has become popular to select a word to serve as a mantra, a reminder, or a motivator of sorts for the new year.  Amplified. Inspired. Courage.  These are a few words that some of my friends… Read More ›

Stillness

At this point in the month, I usually can be found feeling somewhat stressed and exhausted, yet absolutely giddy with excitement.  I begin counting down the days, almost as soon as December begins, sometimes sooner.  As my anticipation increases, I… Read More ›