Month: August 2011

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Change is constant

Can you believe the leaves are turning already? It doesn’t matter how hard it is for me too keep up; change is constant. To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle.                  ~Walt Whitman

My 10 favorite places to be

10. In the city – close to culture, books, food, coffee, shopping, history, art, music, education…   9. At the beach   8. On the water   7. Curled up on a comfy couch   6. Chillin’ out lakeside   5. Surrounded by awesome people   4. In close proximity to coffee   3. Hiding …

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camo pants with pink tutu

She’s got a style all her own

My little girl is starting to exert a little influence over what she wears. This is what happens when she picks out her own clothes.  Mama’s just trying to stay out of her way. She definitely has a style that is all her own. Yeah, you wish you could pull this look off.  😉 And …

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Book Review: A Good Hard Look by Ann Napolitano

Flannery O’Connor was not kind to the characters she created for her stories; they were deeply flawed, and in need of redemption. Ann Napolitano does not spare Flannery of those characteristics in her own novel, A Good Hard Look. It takes a certain level of confidence to fictionalize the last months of a famous American novelist’s life. Napolitano …

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10 things I should learn from my daughter

10 things I should learn from my daughter

1. When you put on a pretty dress – twirl. 2. A hug and a kiss really can make you feel better. 3. Be upfront with people. Ask for what you want (remember to say please), and name your feelings. “I want some ice cream,” and “I’m sad” are a lot easier to deal with …

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