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Savoring summer with a cherry on top

What’s the magic in summer? Is it the sense of calm that comes from freedom to slow down a smidge? Or maybe it’s the bottled up excitement for a week at the beach that cannot get here soon enough. We enjoy longer days to fill up with dips in the pool and dripping ripe watermelon. […]

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My vision of success as a parent changed in an airport terminal

“Well adjusted” was my goal out of the gates. I wanted to raise an adaptable little human with a mild mannered disposition. “Start as you intend to go on,” was the quote that I had on replay. I had her sleeping through the night in her crib and was able to soothe her back to […]

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My father will always be my Captain

“Borders? I have never seen one. But I have heard they exist in the minds of some people.” – Thor Heyerdahl I learned that the world has no borders from a Master of a 48,000-ton cruise ship. Pappa was away much of the time growing up, but he always made it a priority to travel as a […]

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5 ways to never quit your daydream

Just don’t quit your daydream. The whimsically scripted quote caught my distracted eye while window-shopping. I immediately found the shimmery wall art to be the perfect inspiration piece to add to my home office, but alas, was not going to succumb to the inevitable resort pricing. Instead I decided to write about why these words […]

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