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Pictures of me

A few months ago, I had a new set of headshots taken. I don’t usually mind having my picture taken, but I don’t just love it, either. Like everyone else, I’m probably my own worst critic. I can always find … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas is…

It’s that time of year again! The time of year when I start frantically scrambling to make sure that I’ve paid all my membership dues to all my professional associations. The time of year when I start wondering, “Hmmm, is … Continue reading

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2017: And so it begins…

I always say this, but I always mean it: oh my goodness, it it really already a new year? 2016 had its ups and downs, but I’m not quite sure how it went by so quickly. Here’s hoping that 2017 … Continue reading

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Presidents Day Anecdote

In honor of Presidents Day, I wanted to retell one of my favorite anecdotes. When I was pregnant with my older son William in 2006, I was working as a reporter for The Desert Sun in Palm Springs. One morning, I covered … Continue reading

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Goodbye, farewell and amen

My last living grandparent died yesterday. My grandfather, or Grandaddy Bill, was just two days shy of his 98th birthday. He was a dear man, and we will all miss him. I’ve written about him here a couple of times … Continue reading

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My Summer Reading List

People are always asking for book recommendations on Facebook, especially in the summer with the prospect of beach reading ahead. I do it, too–usually with a disclaimer like “Yes, I’ve already read Gone Girl.” This summer, I got the best … Continue reading

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Happy 2015!

Happy New Year! It’s 2015, and I am making a concentrated effort to write 2015 on all my checks, files and other documents. As you probably know, that’s much harder to achieve than you think it’s going to be. Speaking … Continue reading

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