Tex-Mex-Czech and the American Way

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Family reunions bring a lot of people who look vaguely like each other together for a few hours… to eat, to play games, to drink coffee, lemonade and sweet “reunion” tea, to look at photos, to pose for pictures, and in our case this year – to feed a 20 day old bunny exotic game […]

When You Can’t Be Together, Chatting Online is the Next Best Thing

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I’m participating in a sponsored campaign by Skype to share about how their service keeps families and friends connected when distance tries to keep them apart. Geography is overcome when you can see the smile on your loved one’s face. Below is my story of the farthest distance between my husband and I, and how […]

A Tribute For Mother’s Day

Do you have someone you love? Sure you do. We all do. We were created to share our hearts and desire companionship. With mother’s day just around the corner, I thought I’d share a little bit about two of the people I have loved the most in this world. Inspired by the J&J Campaign called […]

A Texas Life in Cars

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In honor of the Chevy Corvette I am driving to the Blissdom Conference in Dallas this week, I thought I would share a few automotive memories from my Texas past… The first memory of a car I have was the time I smashed my forehead on the dash of a 1970 Buick Estate Wagon that […]

The CHOICE is Yours : 2013

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Someone asked me if I had any resolutions. I really hate that word… not because of what it means, but what it has come to represent: people making goals that they know will be really difficult, and failing as they try to reach them, and then abandoning them in a few weeks or months and […]

Wisdom from the Back of My Yearbook

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Wisdom is what’s left after we’ve run out of personal opinions. – Cullen Hightower Blast from the Past After running in to a girl I went to high school with in 2005, I sat down with my yearbook and read through the notes that friends had scrawled on the inside covers. It has been twenty […]

When the Days are Heavy

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Some days are heavier than others. Especially for mamas. It was one of those days where the little things that go wrong pile up so high you are tempted to count them, list them, roll them between your fingers like a worry stone in your pocket. The day had exacted an emotional tax that left […]