It’s An AWESOME Party

February 17, 2016

I saw my first show at age 9. I sat on the cafeteria floor mesmerized. It was the first spark among many that would alter the course of my life and – ultimately – change, transform and save lives. I’ve often thought about the title of my memoir…those few words that would sum up my […]

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December 15, 2015

This is the kind of email that brings me to tears… Jen, It’s 2:35 a.m. on Thursday, November 19. I was reading through my journal and stumbled upon my audio speech for my PFO graduation in 2012. I thought you might be interested to hear the text, nearly four years later: “Dear PFO, Someone pretty […]

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Live like a giant –

November 12, 2015

Live like a giant – It’s in between meetings two Saturdays ago, and teens are eating lunch…I’m walking around chatting, and I hear something…I’m thinking someone has a radio on somewhere or is listening to an iPod. But when I listen a little more closely, I’m surprised at their music choice. It’s kind of jazzy-rhythmic-chanting-pop-soulful […]

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Anything is possible, regardless of condition or circumstance.

October 1, 2015

Anything is possible, regardless of condition or circumstance. I’m running around our backyard. The white picket fence surrounds beautifully maintained grass, and I can smell the flowers from the flower garden and see the vegetable garden that is taller than I am. I’m wearing my favorite purple sundress with ice cream cones embroidered on the […]

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