Category Archives: inspiration

You Matter to Me

Yesterday a friend sat across a table from me and told me she thought her marriage was over.  She’s the second girlfriend to tell me as much in three weeks.  One friend’s admission was harsh and angry with tears just … Continue reading

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Sir Links-A-Lot

Besides the Peanut’s giggle, which became convincing only this evening, here is what I’m loving this week: The Star Wars Trilogy in Paper It’s a broad statement, but I find I am always drawn to anything involving paper. It probably comes from … Continue reading

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Current Reading:  America America, by Ethan Canin I have always been a fan of Ethan Canin’s short stories.  His novels?  Not so much. I can’t tell you how many times I have picked up one of his novels and wondered, “Have … Continue reading

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Pretty amazing…  Apparently there is sound with this, but I watched it at work (shh, don’t tell) with the sound off and was completely mesmerized.

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I’ve been working on embracing my inner-Mona: Today would have been my Granny’s 91st birthday.  Everyone who met her had at least one “Mona story.”  Everyone.  Some were more flattering than others.  My Granny could be a difficult woman to … Continue reading

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Lunch break and a stream of conciousness post: Today was exceptionally perfect.  Five minutes from my office is one of the largest parks in Johnson County and I try to go there for lunch every day.  It needs to be storming or … Continue reading

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Frequently I will read a book and I find it inspiring in an “I can do that” kind of way.  I recently read a collection of short stories, and it motivated me, not just because the stories were great, but also because they weren’t … Continue reading

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