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“Tidy Up”

2020-11-21T09:10:06-06:00November 30th, 2017|

“Your room looks like a pigsty. Get in there and clean it up!” As I stood in the midst of my own adult chaotic mess, I couldn’t help but hear […]

Don’t Cry

2020-11-21T09:29:22-06:00August 30th, 2017|

“Don’t cry. I’m still here.” I was only twelve years old when those words rolled off my tongue. I didn’t know what else to say, what else to do. It […]


2020-11-21T09:35:53-06:00May 30th, 2017|

I can’t help it. I’ve got mindfulness on the brain. It’s been that way since I took the plunge a few weeks ago with my first speaking gig for Nurse’s […]

Pennies Galore

2020-11-21T09:42:17-06:00April 19th, 2017|

“See a penny, pick it up. All day long you’ll have good luck.” Who can resist the famous penny quote from the movie Grease? That line has basically been part […]

Good Grief

2020-11-21T09:56:20-06:00December 22nd, 2016|

"Good night. Don't let the bedbugs bite." The dim light of Mom’s hospital room couldn't hide our smiles as we recognized one of her many popular bedtime catchphrases. But tears quickly welled up behind my grin. I desperately racked my brain for something lighthearted to say -- the only distraction standing between myself and a complete, emotional breakdown.

Sweet Memories

2020-11-21T10:01:30-06:00October 27th, 2016|

One look at that candy dish was all it took – – flashback! “Come with me to the store. I’ve got to pick up some more candy before tomorrow.” Another […]

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