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Being Present this Thanksgiving

Sometimes I am outright alarmed at how quickly a week passes and a new month begins. I try to appreciate the days, special occasions and activities that keep us so busy, but that doesn’t make them move any slower. This last year or two I have been transitioning in “seasons of life” – for my

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This is STILL the Only Thing That Matters

Stress.  Anxiety.  Ugh, freakin anxiety, man.  I’ve been up to my eyeballs with it lately.  The holidays have been doing that to me recently.  The kids get so wound up, so off-schedule, eat too much sugar, don’t get enough sleep.  I don’t need to tell you, you know how it is:  a recipe for disaster.  With a

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Scenes from a Thanksgiving Past

Three women sit at a bar height table in a suburban tavern. Chatting about imminent Thanksgiving preparations and exchanging sentiments of disbelief that Christmas and the end of 2012 are right around the corner. It’s been a year of adventures – a new pre-school for some and new home for one – they all agree: the only

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