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Escaping The Boom

The safe and sane firework booths are up and running. Moms, dads, grandparents and youth will line up at the box like structures ready to empty their wallets and buy Fourth of July celebration wares. Read More
Posted: Jul. 01, 2015 12:18

Releasing The Toxins

A few weeks back I shared my struggle with a passion for eating. First, I must clarify … I’m not what one would call a ‘foodie,’ my palate is pretty simple. Fine dining is nice and fun on occasion, my previous piece was primarily about my love of simple fresh foods - produce and proteins … And of course water. Lots and lots of water.

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Posted: Jun. 24, 2015 11:21 a.m. | Releasing The Toxins Comments 0 Comments

They Did It Again



Each year I pen this piece or one similar, I think the same thing ... I need to put this topic to rest. Then- before I know it- I’m faced once again with the task and challenge of the birthdays. Yes, plural, the celebration of birth of both my children 24 hours apart (with three years in between).

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Posted: Jun. 17, 2015 1:33 p.m. | They Did It Again Comments 0 Comments

But … I Like To Eat


I’m not sure about the rest of our readers, but as our calendar turned to June I am finding myself in an odd place of conflict.

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Posted: Jun. 10, 2015 3:26 p.m. | Updated: Jun. 10, 2015 3:55 p.m. | But … I Like To Eat Comments 0 Comments

Hustle And The Happiness

As graduations in our area wrap up, my life and a handful of parents like me began living our own level of whirlwind this past week.

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Posted: Jun. 03, 2015 11:24 a.m. | Hustle And The Happiness Comments 0 Comments

Element Of Surprise


For as long as I can remember I’ve always loved surprising people.

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Posted: May. 27, 2015 12:09 p.m. | Element Of Surprise Comments 0 Comments

Ending It Off Right

Here we are again. We made it. We did it and it’s here.

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Posted: May. 20, 2015 1:12 p.m. | Ending It Off Right Comments 0 Comments

From The Viewfinder

You know your job is different when you spend the morning prior to starting your work day in tears. That was my experience last Thursday as I prepared myself to cover the Every 15 Minutes assembly at Oakdale High School.

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Posted: May. 06, 2015 1:09 p.m. | From The Viewfinder Comments 0 Comments

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