stuff people say

Jul
29
Dread the Conversation

Dread the Conversation

I dread the conversational “How many children do you have?” asked so eagerly, so innocently.  Nor did I realize how
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Jul
13
Battle On

Battle On

“We must try not to sink beneath our anguish… but battle on.”  -Albus Dumbedore, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
3 min read
Jul
06
A Way with Words

A Way with Words

I am known for having the “right words.” Can soothe angry customers, diffuse heated conversations, bolster efforts. I often think
3 min read
Jun
27
Going Alone

Going Alone

So many of my appointments are solo visits.  I waver back and forth between wanting Ger there, and thinking “I
3 min read
Mar
17
Damage Control

Damage Control

We can be in constant damage control mode. Or we can get in a healthier lane and run. -Jen Hatmaker
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Aug
03
Extreme Heat

Extreme Heat

Yoga has been a source of solace. If I do not go every 2-3 days I can feel the tightness,
2 min read
Jun
30
Two Letters

Two Letters

For some reason, the mail came early.  I saw the mail truck pass by our mailbox around noon, so I
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