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Talk Some Nonsense Into Me

For readers who know me only from the blog, in my other life I run an…


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What Some Call Failure, the Successful Call Experience

Failure can be a scary thing. Most of us sense it lurking at the edge of…


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Raising Fools - Part 2

Continued from Raising Fools - Part 1 I’m lying with my upper back flat while…


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Raising Fools

We have three boys, all with different personalities yet similar in so many…


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Free the Fireflies

  Summer always reminds me of childhood when I would play outside with…


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Eyes High

  Whenever I lift my eyes toward the sky, my mood improves. I noticed this…


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Lego Wasteland

Susan and I spent a recent Saturday cleaning out a few closets in dire need of…


Pigeon flying in the sky

Everyday Magic - Summer School Part 3

  When did most of us stop believing in magic? Was it the same time we…


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The School of Life

  There’s no substitute for the school of life. Each of us is enrolled,…


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Make the Leap - Part 2

When a caterpillar emerges from a chrysalis, does it know it has become a…