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Happy Labor Day!

In honor of Labor Day, I’m taking a break from my labors. Wishing you a wonderful long weekend! Let’s talk: What you are plans for today?

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Chick-fil-A: My two cents

Chick-fil-A has long been recognized for its enterprising cows and “Eat mor chicken” campaign. But the past few weeks have generated a firestorm of publicity that has nothing to do with the chicken sandwich. No matter what side of the … Continue reading

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A message for mothers

I recently had a friend request from a girl I met in the fourth grade. We haven’t talked or seen each other since high school. Boy, was I surprised to learn she’s an investment banker, living in Singapore, married to … Continue reading

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Bloom when you’re ready

My husband’s grandparents gave us an Easter lily year the year our oldest daughter was born. We planted it in our front yard seven years ago. The lily has survived drought, a transplant to a new house, the roughhousing of … Continue reading

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You can’t do it to suit me

My grandmother turned 90 last month. She’s a rock in our family. Strong in all the ways that matter. But time crept up on her, and the family collectively decided that driving wasn’t the best option for her anymore. So … Continue reading

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Dreaming a new dream

I didn’t aspire to be a writer. My dream was always to be a teacher. And that’s what I did. For six years, I taught third graders and fifth graders. It wasn’t always fun or easy, but I loved it. … Continue reading

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Bluebonnets and Blue Bell

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 Spring has most definitely arrived in Texas. This past Saturday, my family piled into the car and headed west toward Brenham to take pictures … Continue reading

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