Category Archives: opinion

Food and passion and renewal and the desire to heal

Last weekend I went to a conference. This one. It was fabulous. Spending those days with like-minded sisters is a fabulous way to re-center, feed my beliefs and learn awesome new things from amazing women who are passionate and who … Continue reading

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I’ve written a post by this title before. If it pissed you off the first time I’ve probably already apologized. So why am I doing another post by the same name? Well, because I just saw a Hummer driving around … Continue reading

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I’m Filing a Grievance

Most large companies have a Grievance Committee. It’s a grand idea, this group of people who are supposed to be impartial and who feel confident to judge the interpersonal dramas and slights that crop up whenever people interact. I want … Continue reading

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Date Night/Richmond

Mark bought tickets to Jamey Johnson and we went to Richmond on Sunday afternoon. Terrible traffic, I had a fever, we missed the opening act. All-in-all an excellent evening. We had supper at a great little place I found via … Continue reading

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The Animal Communicator

Recently we had the animal communicator, Chris Stakes, come to our home and barn. First off, let me say that Chris presents herself really well. She is warm, friendly, and open.  I was surprised by how much she smiled and … Continue reading

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Somtimes Writing About It Makes It Seem Better

The players: The dogs, Jasmine and Thunder. Me. Two unknown women and their tiny little doggies. The location: Our driveway. The story: This morning I woke up and went to let the dogs out. There were two women walking their … Continue reading

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Jamey Johnson. ‘Nuff said (well, not really)

For over a year now I’ve been trying to figure out a way to see Jamey Johnson play before he moves out of the smaller venues and into the realm of super star and super speedway shows that I will … Continue reading

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