Monthly Archives: January 2011

Walk the Walk For Loréal – And Bring Your Kids

As part of my ongoing 40th birthday celebration, I eagerly attended bingo night at Duchesne Academy with a darling friend, let’s call her Young M.C., enrolled in first grade at the girls’ school on the bayou. I had been looking … Continue reading

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The Worrying Life

I worry, and sometimes, despite the futility of it, I do so about things not in my control. That’s just how I’m wired. Sometimes, worry keeps me from living life to the fullest, but I’m convinced that many times, it … Continue reading

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The Language of Violence

I’m encouraged by the conversations developing, in the wake of a tragedy we all wish had never happened, about violent rhetoric. Some people are getting a bit defensive. Sarah Palin, I’m looking at you. We owe it to ourselves, and … Continue reading

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Ending the Day on a Positive Note

I’ve been planning to write this post for about a month, but I’ve delayed, trying to come up with the most compelling way to inspire you to do something big with me. I may yet come up with that, but … Continue reading

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Words Have Consequences

Sad and shocking news of the absolutely horrible shooting in Tucson. We’ve actually got the TV tuned to Fox News, not a station I watch often, but the first one we’ve managed to tune in upon hearing this news. The … Continue reading

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