Valentine’s Day in Paradise

"Once you are Real, you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand." Skin Horse (Velveteen Rabbit)


Merry Christmas! To: YOU From: Me

So... how are you, this 20th of December?? Me? Lots of parties this week... Christmas party for the Girl Scout troop Monday (fun gift exchange!), Christmas party for writers group Tuesday (and it was amazing!), Christmas party last night at church (sugared up 1st graders for an hour and a half), and an extended family Christmas... Continue Reading →

Making Christmas Less Nuts: managing the gifts

Welcome back to the second post in the December series: Making Christmas Less Nuts! My last one was quite lengthy. Thanks for sticking around. It floats in the air, unspoken. Neighbors, teachers, bus drivers, coworkers, family, extended family, Christmas parties, bosses, employees, friends, people at church... What do I get for them?! Of course, I... Continue Reading →

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