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May 2011 Archives

My friends, Paul David Leopoulos and his wife, Linda, created the THEA Foundation after their lovely teen age daughter was killed by a drunk driver.  Thea’s academic and whole high school experience had been enlivened by her introduction to and […]

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My friend, Donna, woke up early today, thinking about her Mom’s brothers and their service to their country.  She has always wondered why a movie was never done about the Butler Boys from a dry land farm in SW Colorado.  […]

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heart12 I have prepared this piece for you, as a gift. Memorial Day is the opportunity to remember the sacrifices that others have made on behalf of our country and our freedom. If you would like to open this heart […]

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I hope you have the time to see this sweet and somewhat historic snapshot. This week end I spoke at length with a client.  She is aspiring to a more artful, creative life.  She feels restricted by her limited education.  […]

Borrowed from my friends at maryanneradmacher.com  

It’s a common question after reading the headlines or listening to the news. Piece after personal piece of information regarding the lives of our elected officials and out of office celebrities. The media is abuzz with news of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s […]

Thirty nine years ago today my mother died. I was thirteen years old. I heard things around the house like, “The doctor said I needed to take a higher dose of my blood pressure medication.” I had no real concept […]

I am so happy to learn that the great elucidator, Billy Graham, has returned home after his stay in the hospital and his waltz with pneumonia. I wish him continued strength and solid recovery. These were my thoughts as I […]

Perhaps you have heard that the Rev. Billy Graham is struggling with pneumonia and has been hospitalized. The man who’s faith and stories have impacted the lives of millions of people, around the globe, is facing a difficult road. And […]

That’s the title of my book released exclusively through SimpleTruths.com in February of this year.  I’ve just learned that the title has been in their top ten titles for three months in a row. Today they are offering my book […]