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"I came to live out loud!"
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My Inner Journey, new Goals, new Novel
Things don't always go like we wish they would. It's so easy to get caught up on the idea that a certain thing, job, house, relationship, is going to make everything different in your life and bring you happiness. But like the Rolling Stones say, "You can't...

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I'm Running Again, for the 100th Time
Okay, maybe not for the 100th time because as many of you know, I'm not really a runner. I'm a half walk, half run kinda person, but I still count that as running because if I run even in the tiniest amount it's running in my book. This is me last summer. I...

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Turning Forty-Seven
Once a year I try to write my birthday blog around or closer to my birthday. I'm a little late this month, but technically we are still in February, my favorite month of the year, so we're good. Here I am on my birthday with my cupcakes and dancing to my so...

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Why I still love newspaper!

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My Life Lesson in True Gratitude
A few weeks ago as I drove up to my house, that I affectionately refer to as Grey Gardens and that my children refer to as the house from Fight Club, something really hit me. My lack of gratitude. The house 15 years ago when I bought it, before Grey Gardens...

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New Year and New Word
The truth of the matter is this. My life has been a big disorganized mess for far too long. I'm one of those people that can't do too many things at one time. I can only really do one event or activity per day, unless I'm traveling for fun or work. When I'm...

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Raising a Latino Male and Female
Every day I think of the awesome responsibility that we have been given to raise two children, but especially a Latino boy. When I hear reports like this one, "Report Examines the Health and Education of Latino Boys and Young Men" on Houston Matters I think...

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Little T-Rex Arm and Other Adventures
Kids have no idea how good they have it. Back in the day we got paddled at school, teachers had the last word all the time and parents didn't challenge them. If you messed up at school you got spanked at home too. You didn't see parents coming up to the sch...

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These kids will be gone in six years. It's interesting how our careers are interwoven with our children's lives.
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