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EVERYDAY MIRACLES

EVERYDAY MIRACLES

My sister and I were roommates in Chicago back when we were both beginning our professional careers. To travel home to our small town in rural Missouri for a holiday was a seven-hour one-way drive; long, boring and made treacherous by winter weather. We drove...
CHRISTMAS SURPRISES

CHRISTMAS SURPRISES

] Do you remember Cabbage Patch Kids; sweet, soft baby dolls with the strange faces that were such a phenomenon back in the 80s?  My Christmas story involves my much younger sister’s fervent desire for a cabbage patch kid for Christmas.  I am so lucky to have a sister...
Mediating the EURO note

Mediating the EURO note

Have you ever compared the design of US dollars to other countries’ notes, like the Euro? Each Euro numerical denomination includes color and architectural treasures.  I’ve included a picture of the EURO note so you can see an illustration.  Each denomination boasts...
Life Lessons From The COVID-19 Pandemic

Life Lessons From The COVID-19 Pandemic

The world has changed – for good in many ways – in the past 18 months. COVID has left an indelible mark on our world, our country, our cities, our neighborhoods, and on our families. COVID has brought not only tragedy and change, unforeseeable changes and challenges...
Personal Heroes Come In Many Different Shapes & Forms

Personal Heroes Come In Many Different Shapes & Forms

Who are your heroes? Answering this question makes me smile. Heroes inspire me, so indulge me for a moment while I tell you about a few of mine. Who is the beautiful lady on this picture? That is my grandmother, LaVerne Kirn. She has passed away, but I spent lots of...