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What is love? It seems like an easy question to be asked, and one that anyone could answer. And yet, so many people are searching for the answer to the question, “what is love.” Last October I wrote a post about love, giving a child’s excellent explanation to the question. Now, almost nine months later, I […]

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G is for Great

May 28, 2013

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Driving home recently, Monkey started telling me what a great letter “G” was in the alphabet. It seemed like an unusual start to a conversation, so I asked him to explain his thoughts to me. Monkey told me he was thinking of all the good words for the letters in the alphabet as we were […]

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“Why did your marriage end?” That is the best first-date question to ask. What he says next says more about him than the end of the marriage or his ex. Anyone who has been in a serious relationship knows it’s a complicated, wonderful, frustrating roller coaster ride. And to describe the end is more difficult […]

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Huffington Post is calling the Boston area a war zone, more are dead, and terror is now taking hold of the residents in Watertown. Before learning about what transpired overnight in Boston, I had thoughts of a happy, uplifting song for Song of the Week. But after learning of the early-morning events, and a story about […]

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On Turning Three

April 18, 2013

in Life Lessons

Curled up with a hot cup of coffee, listening to the rain pattering outside on this spring morning, I am thinking about the past three years of my life. I am reflecting on all the events–big and small–as I contemplate the impact of Naked Girl in a Dress on my life and that of my […]

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Yesterday our eyes saw too much blood, smoke, and carnage than we should have on a beautiful spring day. And our hearts felt heavier than any of us expected when we woke to start our week. As a nation, our hearts have not fully healed from the December tragedy in Sandy Hook, and yet we […]

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