July 2012


A glacier picture from my Juneau adventure.

I returned from a week in Juneau, Alaska a couple of days ago. I am a believer that life’s adventures always provide lessons if we look for them. Sometimes the lessons are slaps in the face, sometimes they’re humorous, and sometimes they are just reminders of previous life lessons. Here are my Top 5 Lessons from Alaska:
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Vacation time

July 17, 2012
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This time tomorrow, I will be on a plane to Alaska. My husband is there on a pilgrimage with Wonder Voyage, and I am meeting him for a little 15th wedding anniversary getaway. My bags are packed, grandparents are on their way in, and I am counting the seconds. That being said, you probably won’t […]

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No more KISS

July 13, 2012
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It seems like my biggest concern as a kid was whose mom was supplying the snack for the day. There were 6-9 of us on the street at any given time playing cops and robbers with the mailboxes, tackle football across three front yards, basketball in the driveway, putting Dawn on the Slip and Slide, […]

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Personal Independence Day

July 4, 2012

Last night I started thinking about independence while learning personal information that made me feel rather enslaved. See, last week, I went in for an annual medical exam and came out needing blood work to test for everything from diabetes to thyroid to hormonal imbalances to cancer. Results started coming in yesterday and the idea […]

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Google fun: June in review

July 3, 2012

When was the last time you googled yourself? Several years ago when I googled my name, I was immediately directed to the online rap sheet of several-time felon Jamie Richardson. The same thing happened in several job application. They’d type in my name and the first thing that popped up was this gentleman. Made for […]

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