Filling Your Niche

letting go of 2016

There are a lot of major events you experience on your way through life— starting a new job, your kid’s graduation, a once-in-a-lifetime family vacation, sending that same kid off to college, moving… It’s those milestones that help define your years. In 2016, we marked off not one or two of those things, but all…

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the money elephant

Money is the massive elephant in the room no one ever wants to admit exists. I’m starting this conversation with the full knowledge of my own hypocrisy here. I mean, you can’t find a single post in my archives that focuses on money, and yet the entire time I’ve had this blog, our income has ranged from “struggling” to…

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They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but I do judge books by their titles. And when I ran across one entitled Undone: A Story of Making Peace With an Unexpected Life, it resonated. Deep and melodious. Making peace with an unexpected life. Damn, that’s good, I thought. That could’ve been the perfect title for my…

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