Monthly Archives: May 2012

Change Location, Change Perspective

We pulled into the ’50s Diner in Dwight, Illinois (population: 4,300) and a smiling man called out a sing-song “Hello!” “Table for six, please.” He ushered us to the corner booth, and my family flowed into the red vinyl seats, … Continue reading »

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Why We Like Happy Endings

Because it’s easier to believe it when it’s not real. Plain and simple. In our everyday lives, we choose to see the difficult, the challenge, the less-than-perfect, but we pick up a book and suspend disbelief for hours or days, … Continue reading »

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Fifty Shades of Normal

Saturday Night Live Fifty Shades of Grey spoof Finished book #2 yesterday. And it amazes me how many thoughts I have – not about the erotica, which of course I’ve gotten used to. (It’s much hotter when it’s new and … Continue reading »

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Follow The Path You’re On

I always said my passion was writing and if I could do anything at all, it would be to sit and write all day, every day. So imagine how perplexing it is that a simple goal of writing one hour … Continue reading »

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Is the Journey the Destination When You’re Stuck in Traffic?

The first leg of the trip was easy – all night driving, beautiful sunsets, peaceful kids in pajamas, happy with DVD players and iPads on laps and healthy snacks and only one stop for gas and drinks. By the time … Continue reading »

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