Tag Archives: friendship

A Wonder of a Woman

I have to tell you, I’m still sort of on a high the day after our first gig. I know, you’re thinking I’m a bit intense if I’m still so worked up over a half hour set the night before. … Continue reading

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An Open Letter (and a Cake) to Friendship

Tonight was an annual cake auction our Cub Scout Pack holds to benefit Friends of Scouting. I was reluctant to join cub scouts five years ago for various reasons, none of which matter now. Tonight was the last year we’ll … Continue reading

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What Is Love?

Love is a 40-year-old woman choosing to be trapped in a car barreling through the Midwest for 7 hours with two small children who won’t stop singing the Beastie Boys’ “Brass Monkey”–only they’ve made up their own words to the … Continue reading

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Girls Gone Wild?

I’m coming off a weekend away with a dear friend I’ve known for over half my life. We’ve been close friends for 22 years. It was a fabulous yet draining weekend–it was supposed to be a typical Girls’ Weekend. It … Continue reading

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You’re Invited

My 9-year-old son was invited to a birthday party. Our lives consist primarily of barreling through endless homework, too many extracurricular activities, high-pitched whining, random Nerf gun fights, and chaotic evening routines–punctuated by holidays and birthday parties. So I assumed … Continue reading

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