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13
May

Discovery

Discovery I get the spring ritual. Yank out the dead rot, turn over the soil, and pray for gentle weather to coax the timid tulips out…

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31
Jan

Of a Certain Age

Of a Certain Age Maturity is a moving target. I don’t remember when or where I heard these words, but clearly they were intended for me.…

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02
Dec

I Can Fix This Myself

How’s that working for you? What would we do without those who have a knack, not to mention tool kits stocked full of hard-earned skills, for…

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28
Oct

Get a Second Opinion

Anyone’s but your own. My friend Maude finally agreed to see her doctor after months of ignoring the symptoms. She asked me to come along for…

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20
Dec

You’re Exactly Where You Need To Be

Well that sucks. My feet are glued to the ground and I am mad at the world, but mostly at myself for getting stuck in a…

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20
Nov

Slow Down, You Move Too Fast

Got to make the morning last. These days I have the luxury of making my mornings last—in fact, I consider it a personal triumph if I…

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18
Oct

Imagine

That's all she ever does. She’s a dreamer whose head is stuck in the clouds. Maybe she’d have more credibility if, just once, she achieved something…

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15
Jun

Land the Plane

Where the heck is the runway? I am prone to flying in circles when I’m up against a big decision. My internal debating society revs up…

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18
May

When Pigs Fly

News Flash—they do. Ultimatums are funny things. We make them when we feel cornered or frustrated by people or situations beyond our control. I admit—the fleeting…

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04
Feb

This Too Shall Pass

When? We all get snagged in the odd rough patch, and it can be scary flailing around in the dark trying to find a way out.…

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