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Let me tell you about my middle school basketball experience. I sucked. Seriously. I was the girl who sat on the bench and watched all the good kids play their hearts out. I cheered them on. I handed them their … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — New York, New York 4

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear … 1 John 4:18a When we moved to the house in Willard, we set Grandma Simpson up in the bigger motel room, but after Jonathan and Nicolle moved … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Willing

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word. The initiative was started by Lisa-Jo Baker ( who thought about writing and how often our … Continue reading

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Who’s the Boss

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine sent me a message. “You should write about good bosses,” she said. Flippantly, I responded, “Do you have someone in mind?” Well, she did. Me. I was her boss back in Illinois, … Continue reading

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Dig … Dig … Dig …

A couple of weekends ago, I headed to Maine for some house hunting {and relaxation}. Before I left, my son told me there was a problem with the washing machine. The water was backing up, but while I was gone, … Continue reading

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