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The Thanksgiving Walk

For as long as I can remember, after eating way too much turkey and at least 3 pieces of pie on Thanksgiving Day, there was an afternoon walk. For the majority of my life, the walks have happened on the country road where my parents live. I remember one Thanksgiving when the walk turned into sledding after a huge snowstorm. That was the same year I brought home my ‘friend’ from college, who would later become my husband! Some  ...

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Airports are a fascinating place! All ages, all races, and even all sizes of people deeply entrenched in their own life stories. Some reading, some eating, some talking and yes, some are sleeping. It is the perfect picture of two opposite extremes….busy and waiting. Laughing and crying. Wandering and focused. I recently heard a statistic that for most of us, 86% of all we think about is ourselves. That’s easy to observe at an  ...