The Benefits of Having Older Friends

Credit: “The Intern” I have always enjoyed spending time with friends that were significantly older than myself.  I grew up as an only child in a house full of adults.  My parents, grandparents, and other family members all lived under one roof, and I was typically the youngest by three decades.  As a result, I […]

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The 52 Letter Challenge

I have had several reminders in the past few weeks of how important it is to tell our loved ones that we appreciate them. Monday I was at the airport and a little five year old girl turned around in the boarding line for the plane to tell me that she loved my shirt and blue purse. We then engaged in a long conversation on her love of the color blue. […]

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Five Life Skills I Learned From My Dog

Lindsay and Nate’s dog, Missy.  (Credit: Love Me Do Photography) Three years ago we welcomed an adorable mutt, Missy, into our family.  We thought we were rescuing her and teaching her how to acclimate to a new way of living.  We watched Missy blossom into her own unique being, but along the way I started […]

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