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Quote of the Week

Each day provides its own gifts.

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Quote of the Week

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

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Quote of the Week

Don't be afraid of storms ... Because you are still learning how to sail.

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A Reminder to All

Some days are hard ... who's kidding who, there are days, weeks and even months that seem extremely difficult. So, for this blog post I thought I should remind everyone of the Serenity Prayer: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and… Continue reading A Reminder to All

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Quote of the Week – Tomorrow

Tomorrow is filled with the great unknown, the unexpected, and it's our curiosity that drives us forward into each day.

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Quote of the Week – Change

If you don't like the direction your going ... Change Coarse! Remember, you are the captain after all.

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Family Roots

Like the branches of a tree, we all grow in different directions, yet our family roots remain as one. Through research to learn more about my family’s roots, we found one of the possible connections quite interesting. My mother found family that had come from Virginia, thought to have traveled through Tennessee, and then later… Continue reading Family Roots

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Quote of the Week – philanthropy is understanding others

Philanthropy, and being a philanthropist, is about listening to people and trying to understand their core needs so you can find a way to address them.

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LAUGH UNTIL YOUR BELLY HURTS

“Mommy, why are we walking so far down the beach?” “Because I want to show you something magical. It’s a place my mother showed me when I was about your age.” Bubbles danced up through Sabrina as she held her mother’s hand and they continued to walk the beach. “Look, Mommy, the birds are as… Continue reading LAUGH UNTIL YOUR BELLY HURTS

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Lakehouse Déjà Vu – Cheers

This is an excerpt of Lakehouse Déjà Vu. Chapter Two, when Rose and Jessica begin their much needed vacation to Florida. “Car keys, hat, wallet with credit card, bathing suits, sandals—check. That’s all I need. Looks like I am ready for this vacation!” Jessica said as she folded her long, slender legs and almost six-foot… Continue reading Lakehouse Déjà Vu – Cheers