Monthly Archives: February 2011

What Craigslist Taught Me About Life Being A Journey

Jared came into the house to grab a neon yellow rope and to make sure I looked outside. He was trying not to laugh, but I could barely understand him around his half-suppressed giggles. “Oh man… seem like… nice kids… you … Continue reading

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At Discovery’s Last Launch

When we first moved to Central Florida, we were constantly amazed by all of the new opportunities that surrounded us. Disney World! The beach! Ethnic restaurants! The novelty of it all was fantastic. Of course, it didn’t take long for … Continue reading

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Inspired by Moneé to Do What We Want

I met Moneé in Baltimore last November when I was invited for a press tour. She is a Travel Media Manager for VisitBaltimore, which means she helped organize all of the details of the trip for myself and the other … Continue reading

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On Becoming More Than Not My Mother

I think that, for many of us, parenthood is just as much about our childhoods as it is about our children. It’s the great do-over, the chance to right all the wrongs of our mothers and fathers. To be honest, … Continue reading

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One Thing Today

Sometimes we get so caught up in the big dream, the life’s purpose, that we forget about the everyday moments happening right now. We forget that we are not promised ten years from now or four months from now or… … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Not To Pursue Your Passion

I believe that every single one of us has a purpose – a role in this world that we were made to fill. I believe that we are most happy when we are actively filling that role, whatever it may … Continue reading

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In Comparison, Not Good Enough

When my husband and I first got engaged, I was thrilled to be a part of his family.  I saw in his parents, especially in his mother, wholeness and conventions that I had missed in my childhood. They were normal, … Continue reading

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Go Climb A Lighthouse

Emma and I climbed a lighthouse last night. You should do that. Let me back up. We had to drop Devin off at recorder practice (yes, that’s a thing) at an elementary school about 30 minutes away from our house. … Continue reading

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Why Bother With Extreme Happiness?

You don’t have to pursue a passion. You don’t have to make dramatic changes to find a deeper sense of happiness. You can choose to be perfectly content in the everyday joy of being alive. There is absolutely nothing wrong … Continue reading

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And Then We Bought An RV

We paid $6,000 for less than 200 square feet of living space. That includes a queen bed, bunk beds, a stove and sink, and a bathroom. Oh, and an awning we still aren’t exactly sure how to operate. So, I … Continue reading

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