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It’s Beginning to Look Like a Hallmark Christmas

For the record, Christmas season began at the Hallmark Channel back on October 28, with its first new Countdown to Christmas movie of the 2017 season, Merry Me at Christmas. But if you’re like me, you’re resisting Christmas until 12:01 am on Friday, November 24. Then, and only then, can all holly break loose. Also for […]

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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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