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In case you missed it, the title of my book is Happy to be Alive, Because.  I love thankful Fridays, and I thought it would be fitting to move them in a new direction by making them happy to be alive Fridays.  1.  My book is available for P R E – O R D E […]


Happy to be alive, because…

This week was a real peach, so I am especially happy that Friday has once again shown up with a cup of coffee and a day off.  1.  This guy is feeling so much better.  If you’ve ever had a dog, you understand how terrible last week was.  And you also understand that him feeling […]


A happy pup, exciting news, and warm weather.

1.  One of my best friends wrote the sweetest thing about me.  “Rewind 3 years ago, a time where we cut each others hair because we had no money, and ate Taco Bell 3 of of the 7 days of the week, and you have a moment of raw emotion where two college girls tell […]


Friday, I love you.

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