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Fears erased – BOOM!

Fears erased – BOOM!

Heading to Cabo San Lucas for our spring break vacation this year, I'm sitting by the window next to my daughter, now almost 16. We begin our first descent into San Francisco and my kid looks over at me and prepares me for my “least favorite part” of flying – landing!...

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As a mother…

As a mother…

... I would have been infuriated. As I was driving this morning, I heard on the radio that yet another school had a shooting incident, this one in Lacey, Washington, the area where I work! Today a boy went into school with a gun, running throughout the hallway yelling...

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Yachats, Oregon… the Gem of the Oregon Coast

Yachats, Oregon… the Gem of the Oregon Coast

It's about a 5 1/2 drive to get there but it is always worth it. We have been going to Yachats for years. John's parents own a small cabin there and it seems to be the place where the family can all get back together. There is something about going to a place with the...

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Letter to my ex-husband

Letter to my ex-husband

I don’t know if I ever told you about what I was going through when we met. I was in my seat, stuffed in the window as I had two very large people next to me, and I lost my breath when you entered the airplane. You were late, along with a few other passengers. I...

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I am… not normal!

I am… not normal!

As a matter of fact, I am happy to say I don’t like what normal looks like anyway! I am 55; I have a 16-year-old daughter. The entire time she was growing up, the people who became my friends were friends because we had kids the same age. I have almost always been the...

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