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Iris: It’s over! This twisted, toxic thing between us — it’s finally finished! I’m miraculously done being in love with you! I’ve got a life to start living and you’re not going to be in it! 481 more words

Here's Mud In Your Eye............

Every family has their legends. This is one of ours, but I’m absolutely certain it’s true.

My mother-in-law was one of the kindest, sweetest women you could ever meet. 508 more words

September Sundays

I fell a twinge of guilt as I close my weekend, wondering how I was productive… and in all honesty, I wasn’t. It was wonderful. As I lay for a midmorning nap on Saturday, listening to the rain on the tin roof and cars driving through puddles outside, it dawned on me how long it had been since I allowed myself a purely lazy weekend. 67 more words


I'm running it tomorrow!

My first marathon, tomorrow morning at 7:10 am. From Emigrant Lake to Central Point, I’m going to enjoy this stretch of the Rogue Valley on foot in the beautiful morning air. 17 more words


Inspiration 260: The Agatha Christie Method

I am a huge fan of Agatha Christie…here is our book collection of her novels, poems, short stories, plays, and fiction. She is the best selling mystery writer ever…ever…ever. 232 more words

A Year Of Inspiration

All I want to be,

all of it; is on the other side of the field of dreams from me. It is where gumption and guts live.

And each day is the stretching task of willing myself to being the person I believe I am meant to be… each hour and each moment, paddling to where I should stand… !

5 Leadership Words That My Father Taught Me – by Ken Gosnell


But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. 1 Timothy 6:11

A friend of mine from work sent me this excellent blog about leadership.   863 more words