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The Rest of the Story

As a child I grew up listening to Paul Harvey and his famous “and now you know the rest of the story” is etched in my mind as well as any of my mother’s ‘”isms”. 927 more words

Life Abroad

Please Stop Drowning Our Friendship

“She was truest to them in the season of trial, as all the quietly loyal and good will always be.” – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities…

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Even if your world is falling apart -

When it feels like you have to make a choice you really don’t want to make, and it feels like your entire world is falling apart around you – … 194 more words

How To Allow

What's Grosser than Gross?

Have you every played the kid’s game – what’s grosser than gross? You know where someone has to choose – like drink a glass of urine or drink a shot of snot (actual question). 165 more words


The importance of standing up for what you believe in.... even if it's not popular.

When things are going right it’s so very easy to shout your opinions from the rooftops. Anyone that has read this blog or follows me on any of my social media platforms knows that I am not one to shy away from having my opinion heard. 1,271 more words


One decision - A lifetime of Changes

I find it amazing how one decision a person makes can change the course of everything in one’s life, their family and friends’ lives.   The decision my husband made to interview at a company in North Carolina had a ripple effect that has been continually making waves in our lives. 1,086 more words

One whole week without Jeremy Kyle!

It’s been a funny old week for me. A weird one. But one that I have really enjoyed.

Just before the Easter holidays, I gave up the full-time teaching job that I have loved for 12 years. 767 more words