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K L

Up until now, every dog I have ever owned has been a runner.  If the front door was left open…..out she would run……….. no regard for her safety or the safety of those around her. I always worried about the real possibility of my dog getting hit by a car……..knocking someone over…

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Last summer, Tony and I spent 6 amazing days in Rome.  When we travel, we like to walk around and discover the new city….. foot-loose and fancy free.  No plan, just a sense of adventure and possibility.   We walked down endless cobble-stone-alleys…lined with small shops and cafés…. inevitably and suddenly…

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My sister calls and is ready to cash in on her birthday present~ 24 hours of full time babysitting so she can get away with her hubby.  In the spirit of my last blog Make the F**ing Chicken Soup, I swiftly carve out the time. Justine is 8,  Jackson is almost 4…

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I am doing Morning Pages, Julia Cameron’s creative process meant to open up blocks and invite inspiration…… I hate it. I suck at it…..I have not found a consistent stride.  I am supposed to write -with a pen and paper- 3 pages of stream of consciousness every morning….. I don’t…

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It has been 6 months since my last blog.  How is that even possible? The truth of the matter is that I have been in a BIG transition.  My youngest son, Joey, graduated from high school, moved out of my house and has gone away to college. My nest is…

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Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday. He was revolutionary.   rev·o·lu·tion·ary adjective \-shə-ˌner-ē\ : relating to, involving, or supporting a political revolution : causing or relating to a great or complete change Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and message of nonviolent civil disobedience and genuine equality caused…

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K L

I want to be brilliant ……………………….insightful ……………………………..polished….. I want to wrap my transformation up in a beautiful box, tie a big satin bow on it and present it to you…..I want you to open the box with eager anticipation….pulling the edges of the ribbon slowly and peering inside…witnessing my epic transformation. (hear…

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Day 5 Friday May 23, 2014   Today is the empowerment event for more than 300 teachers and educators at the Monrovia Civic Center.  Each team has about an hour and a half to give their presentations. My team has decided that each of us will speak individually, sharing a personal…

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Day 4   Thursday May 22, 2014 It is time to leave Grand Bassa and the funky Sparks Hotel that has been home for the last few days. Today we visit The Becky Primary School. Funding the completion of this school is a big part of this whole adventure. In…

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Day 3   Wednesday May 21, 2014   Today is the 3rd day of our 8 day program.  I left the states just 5 days ago….my cushy house with sparkly white toilets, high pressure hot showers and zero consideration of things like Ebola and Malaria. Today brings another full schedule….

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