My daughter, Devon, just started fostering a dog. The dog’s name is Big Johnny and he arrived in DC on Saturday. His backstory is that he was es
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A couple months ago, my daughter, Devon, was walking around DC with her roommates and their boyfriends. It was the four of them simply enjoying some f
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The other day, my daughter, Katie, was returning home from Trader Joe’s when she came upon a traffic circle in Princeton. She actually had the r
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“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” ~ Dalai Lama We both know where the Dalai Lama is hea
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“My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my cha
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My sister, Susan, is a nurse and a hero, although she really doesn’t like us to use that word to describe her. She performs infusion therapy dai
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I know you are busy, so am I. The holidays are in full tilt and the year is quickly coming to a close. At this time of year many people, me included,
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“See the light in others, and treat them as if that is all you see.” Dr. Wayne Dyer If you ever need a reboot in life, definitely read som
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Giving makes people happy. Researchers from Harvard University and the University of British Columbia found that spending money on
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“God’s big plan: go love everybody always!” ~ Bob Goff My daughter suggested I read a book that she had just completed, Everyb
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I am reading a great work-related book right now by Florence Shinn. Although it was written in 1925, it has some amazing old-school pearls of wisdom.
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Last night Doug told us a story of how he inadvertently made the cafeteria worker cry. It’s not what you think. He was asking Claudia, whom he&#
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“Legacy is not leaving something for people, it’s leaving something in people.” Peter Strople We are writing our legacy every day. S
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Yesterday, my husband and I took our daughter to see the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen. What a profound and thought-provoking show about suic
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I was reminded of a famous quote by Maya Angelou this weekend when I attended the funeral of an incredibly dear family friend: “People will forg
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“Change your mind about someone.” Lola from the musical Kinky Boots on Broadway  Last night Doug and I went into New York City to see our
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“Life is meant to be fun, and joyous, and fulfilling…please watch out for each other and love and forgive everybody. It’s a good lif
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Saturday I went to the gym with my daughter and my husband. My daughter asked me to spot her in the weight room. I had never spotted anyone before and
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The world often amazes me – sometimes in a good way and other times in a very not so good way. Here’s a story about both. Recently a puppy mil
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Yesterday, I received a gift. Actually, I guess it was many gifts although it only looks like one. It was a t-shirt from my amazing and dear friend, B
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