Other Works ~


December 24, 2012
It began as a guy’s night out. My husband organized it on a whim, under the pretense of Christmas shopping for girlfriends or wives. He called it the “Shop-O-Rama”.
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Cell Phones and the Wedding

November 12, 2012
I have a love-hate relationship with cell phones. Outside of the fact I can barely use any of the functions, I hate the idea of being connected 24/7.
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Pride in the Business

October 1st, 2012
I’ve been in the mortgage banking business for nearly thirty years fortunate to work for local companies with high moral compasses. I’ve had the privilege of hiring your sons, daughters, sisters, and brothers
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Looking beyond appearances at the Mandolin Café

August 20th, 2012
The Mandolin Café was a quirky little place on 12th Street South, where coffee, wine and music were the order of the day. It was a little rustic, with worn hardwood floor and walls covered from floor to ceiling with local art.
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With a heart full of song, teacher inspired her students

July 9th, 2012
On a recent morning I was sitting at the table drinking coffee, reading the Sunday News Tribune, when I unmistakably heard the song “Summertime” coming from the television.
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A grandmother in spirit (sort of), if not in fact

June 4th, 2012
I reconnected with an old friend last week. We were sitting at Starbucks having coffee, catching up on the last 15 years of our lives, when it happened – out came the pictures of her grandchildren.
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One of the best lessons in Life came from The Postman

April 16th, 2012
We all have mentors in our lives. Sometimes it’s a teacher, a father, a mother or maybe someone you worked with. For years, I thought my mentor was The Postman.
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Life Choices

March 5, 2012
After twenty years working in the corporate world, I made what I now call, a “life choice decision”. I quit my job.
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