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Who Do You Play With?

Playing against those you can’t beat may seem counterintuitive, after all, doesn’t everyone want to win?  I know I do.  And I definitely like to “look good” in the eyes of whomever is watching.  Call it human pride.  Pride is … Continue reading

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Be the Dog

A dog loves their master to the point that if people took the dog’s “word” for it, they would think that the master was wonderful and without fault.   A few nights ago I was sitting next to my husband in … Continue reading

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I’m Not Raising Grass

The unseasonably nice Missouri weather has prompted our family to spend hours outside each day.  It doesn’t take too much prodding to get the kids out.  As I sat down to read from one of my books this evening as … Continue reading

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Am I a jerk?

“Isn’t that kind of jerkish?” was the question that I heard my son say to a friend’s teenage son.  While some things that my kids say don’t stick with me, this one sentence has frequently come to mind in the … Continue reading

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