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Happy 6th of July

Welcome to July 6th! The day when (maybe) the founding fathers signed (possibly) the Declaration of Independence. Don’t believe me? Well fine! Let’s just ask one of the founding fathers. 569 more words


Monday Motivation (#26)

Happy Monday!

In celebration of July 4th and American Independence Day, here are some quotes about freedom and independence. While I don’t love everything about how things are run in the United States, I’m so thankful for our many freedoms! 195 more words


Thomas Paine: The Awareness of Battle

July 5

“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their county; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.

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Project 365

07/06/15 - DISCULPARSE


I used the Spanish word for apologize because I know so many are apology challenged and I didn’t want to scare those of you that are nonapologists  away from my blog. 615 more words

Self-Help Books

Becky Holland: What would Benjamin Franklin say about us?

Sitting in my little lawn chair that I proudly got on clearance at Walmart right after arriving in Marshall last August, in the middle of a grassy lot in Jefferson, my eyes were glued to the sky. 521 more words

Becky Holland


“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”

– Benjamin Franklin