Magna Cum Laude

When I graduated college, I was awarded the title of magna cum laude – something I had no idea about until I saw my name printed in the program.  Magna cum laude is Latin for “with great honors”.  The honor is typically awarded to folks in the top 10% of their graduating class, and who have a GPA of […]

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It’s Okay To Be Afraid Sometimes

If you asked me the question “What are you afraid of?” a few years ago, I would have shrugged it off with an answer of “heights” like it was no big deal.  We’re all afraid of little things… things that make our flesh crawl.  For my husband, that’s spiders.  If you put me up against […]

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Office Politics #No

I am a genuine person.  If you are being awesome, I tell you.  If you suck, I tell you.  I believe that transparency is so important in this world both as a time-saver and a courtesy.  If I am doing something wrong, I would like to know as soon as possible.  I can correct it […]

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County Girl, City Girl

I am a country girl, through and through.  My fondest memories are among trees and streams.  I like baked potatoes loaded with cheese and bacon, and I drink water from the tap.  Don’t judge – I grew up with a well.  I’m used to dark skies and clean air and inexpensive diners and quiet. This […]

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Yesterday

I am hooked on the Women’s March. I don’t care where you marched.  I don’t care if you marched physically or marched in spirit.  I just want to say thank you. I’ve been browsing today and looking at the reactions.  Most are elated, empowered, invigorated.  The others remind me of an elementary school playground.  It’s like […]

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