The Shed Notebook: Remembering Mom and The Smallest Things

"Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."- Winnie the Pooh My mother died one year ago today. Mom a...

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The Shed Notebook: Ten Lessons Learned While Recuperating From Knee Surgery

Forty days ago I had knee replacement surgery. My knee was worn out from arthritis and bone spurs around the knee made walking difficult....

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The Shed Notebook: Ten Lessons Learned From The Remodel

We started a remodel project on our house on April 25th. As of yesterday, it is winding down and we are working to put the house back toge...

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I'm Enough

"After all those years as a woman hearing 'not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not this enough, not that enough...

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Daily Peace: The Most Beautiful People

" The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have foun...

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Sibling Assignment #191:Swan Song and 52 Cups of Poetry

I gave the following assignment for this month: "Write a tribute to a friend that is no longer with us." You will find bro...

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Sibling Assignment #189: Lights, Instruments Tuned, "Brigadoon"

Carol assigned this sibling assignment for us this month: “Share a memory from one of your times performing on stage at Kellogg High S...

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