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50 Days Til 50!

  In fifty days I will will turn 50-years-old. I’m going to spend these next few weeks reflecting , preparing and wrapping my head around another life transition in my own way. If you look around, there’s a lot of advice and quips designed to make fifty less frightening. Here are a couple I found- […]

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Feeling Bookish?

  I know, it’s been a while! But 2016 is here and we’re all feeling the rush that comes with new beginnings and fresh starts. Every year I set a reading goal, usually about 25 books, and it’s one of the few goals I manage to achieve (31 for 2015). This year my friend Dani […]

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What About Me?

Last year my church started a group for moms with teenagers. This is something I’d been lobbying for but sadly, like the preschoolers group and the school-age moms groups before it, it came on the sunset of my days in that phase of life. This has been a pattern over the last twenty-five years- me […]

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My Year In Books- 2014

For me 2014 was the year of the book. I read 30 titles this year in part because so many of my favorite authors published new books and also because I opened myself up to discovery in a way I don’t normally do. As someone who works in a library, my greatest joy is placing […]

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Horror You Doing?

Fall is my favorite season of the year. The weather cools (just slightly for us in Arizona), football season is in full swing and I get to decorate the house for Halloween, my favorite holiday. My love for Halloween goes back to my childhood when I took choosing my costume very seriously. I honestly believed […]

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