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Shhhhhh!

One unexpected side effect of our empty nest is that I've grown to love silence even more. And, the opposite is true as well, noise bothers me more now. Leaf blowers are the worst. Now it seems wherever I go, leaf blowers show up, attached mostly to men. I've had times before where I've been… Continue reading Shhhhhh!

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When We Are Weary

This weekend I spoke at a women's event. Even though this event was on a busy fall Saturday afternoon, 275 of us managed to be there. Women are my favorite audience. We speak the same language. We get each other. Sometimes when I'm speaking to women, I don't even have to say much. They already… Continue reading When We Are Weary

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Let’s Play

Mosa, let's play! I just spent a few days with our grandsons who are ages 3 and 18 months. They have four settings: Play, Eat, Sleep or Cry because we are transitioning between the first three settings. The older one is starting to make up his own games. We played "Hot Potato" as he called… Continue reading Let’s Play