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Death at a Christmas Party

2020-01-21T20:47:44-05:00

Just as the guests arrived, my friend Beth noticed Maxine, her sweet little pug, lying mighty still—kind of like a corpse—on her red plaid pillow by the fireplace. Now Maxine was old, and while her death was a mercy and expected, Beth never dreamed that Maxine would pass on during the Christmas party. Before Beth [...]

Death at a Christmas Party2020-01-21T20:47:44-05:00

10 Ways to Keep It Together When Your Life Falls Apart

2020-03-11T00:59:43-05:00

In an ugly fit of rage, I set out alone at midnight to retrieve my car on foot. A major thunderstorm was brewing, but I was so mad I didn’t care. I just wanted to get my car back as soon as possible. My boyfriend had borrowed it and failed to return it, again. My [...]

10 Ways to Keep It Together When Your Life Falls Apart2020-03-11T00:59:43-05:00

Why You Should Teach Your Kids to Love Their Country

2020-02-08T21:47:06-05:00

“I don’t really love my country,” an angry student recently commented on Facebook. Then she listed all the things she didn’t like. And I get it. I have a list, too. But if you focus solely on what you don’t like about your country, then you’ll probably overlook all of the good things and discount [...]

Why You Should Teach Your Kids to Love Their Country2020-02-08T21:47:06-05:00