How Veteran’s Day impacts everyone

How Veteran’s Day impacts everyone If you grew up in America’s heartland like I did, Veteran’s Day meant flags and parades. It took me a few years to figure out what the “VFW” stood for, other than a banner held by a bunch of old guys in...

Merry Christmas, everyone

Merry Christmas from my husband Shane and I (on our 29th wedding anniversary) Merry Christmas, everyone—I pray that your day will be filled with delight, joy, and thanksgiving. The Hallmark movie kind of moments would be great, for sure, but I hope you have more...

4 Reasons I Have Nothing to Wear

“I have nothing to wear.” Oh, the times I have said that when I had a closet full of clothes! There are four reasons–well three, really, (because the first one isn’t true)–that I utter those words. They are: I really have nothing to wear....

How to decide between good and better

My husband occasionally accuses me of not being able to make a decision. Or tormenting myself after I’ve made it. Or taking on too many responsibilities because I can’t say “no” to people. These accusations are all true. So–as much as I...

I’m in love with a skort

I’m having a love affair with a flared skort from Athleta.  Let me tell you why. I have not been a short skirt or short shorts person for the past several years, except in extremely hot weather and with people I don’t care to impress. Somewhere in my early...

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