April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself


Elevator thoughts

At my workplace, there are lots of elevators, and almost everyone uses them. Stairs are fine if I’m traveling one or two floors, but, despite all my recent, amateur fitness achievements, I’m generally not up for walking seven flights of stairs. It’s not that the elevator itself is bad. But being in the elevator with […]


I’m a believer

I am about to suggest something radical. Something crazy. Are you ready for this? Here it is: Our children want us moms to be happy. I know, I know. It sounds like someone has taken me captive, tied down my hands and threatened to use the Neti Pot on me, so I have agreed to […]

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From fear to family

Fear is a crazy thing. If I let it, fear paralyzes me. It completely takes me down and holds me on the ground. This past weekend, my husband, son and I ventured to the Canaan Valley area of West Virginia. It is one of the most beautiful places in the state, with its take-your-breath-away views […]

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Confessions of an introvert

Lately, I feel like everyone is trying to persuade me to join a group, go out for happy hour or attend a networking event. “It will be so fun to meet new people!” “You can share life together!” “Interact with others who are in the same place in life!” Well, no offense to these well-meaning […]

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