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  • 52 Real Women

    Beautiful Character

    “Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident and riches take wings, only one thing endures and that is character.” -Horace Greeley For many, the American dream of success ...

    May 23, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    All Aboard

    I confess.  I’m a semi-closeted heavy metal fan.  Very few people know that I enjoy everything from Led Zeppelin to Ozzy, but I do.  I bring this up for ...

    May 16, 2016
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    Be Everything!

    In the early 1900s, my grandmother, Helen, (Valedictorian of her high school class) – had few opportunities.  Her place in life was to grow, marry, have children, and ...

    May 9, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Left With Fear

    Fear has a way of making decisions for us. Often times the decision is less than wise. I learned this at the right hand of my Mom. My ...

    May 2, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Buckle Up & Enjoy The Ride!

    When asked to write a blog I had to stop, scratch my head and say ME – you want ME to let others know of my life experiences.  ...

    April 25, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    No Greater Love

    We all long and need to be loved and Esther was no exception. When an edict went out to all the virgins in the Persian Empire, inviting them ...

    April 18, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    When Feelings Must Be Put Aside

    No secret that (most) women are exquisitely attuned to the feelings of those around them — children, spouses, parents, friends, even the neighborhood barista serving up the daily ...

    April 11, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    The Pace of Change

    Raising girls has made me impatient. The slow progress that women have made toward gender equality means my daughters will enter a workforce in which women continue to ...

    April 4, 2016
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    “Knock Knock” It’s Me, Your Friend Self-Doubt

    As I sat down to write this post I was overcome with self-doubt.  It’s not a new feeling for me; I’ve been a self-doubter my entire life.  I ...

    March 28, 2016