Don’t Write That Book

Aug 1, 2016 by

A few years ago, I attended a writer’s conference in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where I had an appointment with one of the top...

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An Attitude of Gratitude

Nov 21, 2015 by

Thanksgiving is a great time to step back, pause, and give thanks for all the gifts we’ve received. But it’s hard for me...

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Humiliation in a Helicopter

Aug 20, 2015 by

When I was 16, I visited Mt. Rushmore with my mom and younger sister. While we were there, my mother had the brilliant idea that it...

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Writing Without Makeup

May 26, 2015 by

I never go anywhere without makeup. I suppose that comes from growing up fat. By the time I graduated from high school, I weighed 300...

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Fat is an 8-Letter Word

May 5, 2015 by

One evening a few years ago, the TV news featured a story about a woman who’d given birth to a set of twins. The babies, both girls,...

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