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Fascinated with the Storm

Ever notice how drawn we can be to news coverage of disastrous events? There’s a mass shooting. A volcano erupts in Hawaii. There’s a tsunami in Indonesia. A major hurricane hits the east coast. And the world is at our fingertips. We’re right there, phone in hand, checking out the coverage, watching for updates, educating ourselves in all things “disaster”. We feel compelled to stare at the aftermath. Why this big fascination with tragic events……

May 13, 2019
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My Way or the Highway

It was a beautiful spring day when my kids were much younger. I was cleaning and preparing for Easter weekend and all the family activities it would entail. I had just made a fresh batch of snickerdoodles and wanted to surprise my children by letting them have a cookie before the weekend festivities got underway. I called them. And then I called them again. I heard some scurrying around and a few hushed whispers. Mom…

November 19, 2018