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November 23rd

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Today I have a stomach bug and a crying toddler to babysit and I'm not feeling very thankful. But that's the problem.  Thankfulness shouldn't be a mood, should it? It should be a lifestyle. Something that doesn't change. We should exude gratitude at all times, because let's be honest, we are constantly… Continue reading November 23rd

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Becoming a Bigger Picture Person

I can see cleaaaaarly now, the rain is gone. I can see all obstacles in my way! Okay, maybe that's an exaggeration. But I have to rejoice when I encounter some new perspective. It's one of those situations when people can tell you the same thing over and over, and you think you're taking their… Continue reading Becoming a Bigger Picture Person

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It's starting to look like this move back to Florida might actually happen. Life has repeatedly taught me the lesson about not counting your chickens before they've hatched, several times this year. But I signed and returned the job offer paperwork, and I've bought flights for a week long teacher's conference in Michigan in June,… Continue reading Florida

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Would You Persist

What would you do if the moon fell out of your sky Would you watch it fall and let it lie Would you pick it up and set it high Would you put it back into the sky? What would you do if the sun was gone from your day Would you let your world… Continue reading Would You Persist

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Some Things Work Out

Last night was the night I've been waiting for, and I didn't think it was going to happen. Reading my blog for the past year you might think that good things fall into my lap a lot, and for the past year, they kind of have. But I've got 23 years of experience to the… Continue reading Some Things Work Out