Entitled and not so Elite

I have recently experienced a form of aggression that I have only experienced a handful of times in business, but now I’m going to spill it. I’ve said a hundred times that kindness and love matter and that they will change the world. Well, I’m not sure that it can overcome the blatant aggressive nature […]

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Any Day Now…(insert the eye roll)

Rain is good for the soul, right? I thought so too until we have been under flood warnings again. I realize that there is nothing that I can do to stop the rain, believe me I would if I could, but enough is enough here in the Heartland. Nebraska is still in the recovery process […]

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Air…..not so much

Like asthma steals your air, Heavy like suffocation under water, The weight of life creeps up and puts a rag covered in ether over my face.My eyes go hazy and all I see is you.You know my painYou know my hurtYou say it’s not time….Breathe you sayStop thinking, you saySleep in peace and serve the […]

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Thank you Rusty Peter

I’ve Lost my dog. He wasn’t just any dog you see, he was beautiful, smart, and perfect for us! We have all said that he saved us, each one in their own way, he saved us. We uprooted our family in 2005; uprooted everything at 5, 11, and 15. It was a hot day in […]

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❤️🤪❤️😍

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my love of the English language and how when I was a kid I would read a Thesaurus just for fun. Somehow in our attempt to “simplify” everything we have created an entire language with emojis and I doubt anyone under the age of 20 knows what a […]

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🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my love of the English language and how when I was a kid I would read a Thesaurus just for fun. Somehow in our attempt to “simplify” everything we have created an entire language with emojis and I doubt anyone under the age of 20 knows what a […]

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Can you hear me?

As I hold your hand I thought about how many times I studied them, the shape, your fingers, your rings, the softness. I think about the mornings over a cup of coffee and a cigarette and watching how you held your cards while we played our thousandth game of gin rummy. I think about seeing […]

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Empathy. Get ya some!

I am an empath. There. I admit it. My kids tease me that I wear a sign at all times saying “Tell me your life story, your grossest physical ailment, all about your drama, what’s hurting you, and let me hug you!” I get it!! I am guilty as charged and I’m more than good […]

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Little Truant Bird

Queen of the eye rollers, that’s me! If fact,  I roll them when I don’t even mean to! I used to think it was a habit, but I am fairly sure that it defines me!! It must have been genetically programmed into my children because they have the tendency too!  I was once called into […]

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Cha cha cha changes

Ask for a topic and I get several and really all of them give me ideas that give way to larger discussion! Choices, strength, friends, finding yourself, graduation, marrying into a family (of which I won’t touch!), even tick viruses, but I think the thing that is heavy on my mind is “finding myself and […]

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