Category Archives: Inner Circle

Those stories and thoughts closest to my heart.

Validated

I spend a lot of time driving my involved kids from one destination to another. I love music, so the radio is always playing in the background no matter what vehicle I’m in. This week, one of the radio personalities … Continue reading

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The rare zinger

As a general rule, I’m not the funniest person in my house. The awesome one-liners that have everyone doubled over in laughter around here often belong to my oldest son and husband, but that in-the-moment quick wit is a talent … Continue reading

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Order of operations: yes, it matters.

The importance of order of operations hit home this week for my husband and I. We have begun the long process of finishing our unfinished basement. I’ve seen my father do it to the homes I grew up in, my … Continue reading

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Bad juju

I know I’ve talked about a few of my quirks, but hey, I have no shame, so here’s another one since it decided to smack into my windshield this past week. I’m superstitious, and not just kind-a-sort-of, I’m the person … Continue reading

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Fine. Keep it!

When we purchased our home almost one year ago, one of the things I wanted most was a cement porch right off the back of the house. Maybe I should have asked the builder to do it, but I hate … Continue reading

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disaster averted

It’s impossible to predict accidents. They happen so quickly, and often times, nothing can stop them once the chain of events leading up to an accident triggers. It’s even worse if the cause of the accident can be traced back … Continue reading

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Trusting the inside of me

I’ve had some pretty crazy epiphanies over the years. They happen in all aspects of my life, from parenting to work, but whenever they happen, I’ve learned to follow. There’s something about those gut instincts that never seem to lead … Continue reading

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