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The Changing of a Season


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Joy and Inspiration from Fred & George Weasley

Today’s post is written by my Wings & Whimsy sidekick, Ali Mercier. Most of you know her by now, but if you don’t you’re about to discover a deep, deep love of hers… and the amazing insights that...

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My Wings

9 years ago Friday my heart cracked wide open and has never been the same since.

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Summer State of Mind

Even though my work, and my friends and co-workers in New York City all have another month of school and full-scale programming to go, over here in Indiana school’s OUT for summer. June marks the...

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The Music of Life: Or, An Ode to the World

I was thinking recently about how two of my favorite sounds in the world are completely different. The first is the sound of birds singing and chirping—particularly the spring birds in the early...

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I went face-to-face this weekend with the single most evil thing in the face of parenting and humanity. The thing that makes you come face-to-face with your faults and imperfections, which reminds...

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A Joyful Life

My son Dylan turned six on Friday, which just boggles my imagination. I can’t see how it has possibly been six years since this bundle of love and mischief and energy came into my life, into all of...

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My mom and step-dad, who are almost-70 and 77, walked in their seventh half marathon on Saturday. A half marathon! This is remarkable. For both of them. Period. But what makes it even more remarkable...

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Conform Shom-Form

On Conforming

"Unique" by Marina del Castell

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As Ali mentioned last week, she and I attended a “Wonder Workshop” facilitated by Brad Montague in Chicago a few weeks ago.  And it was, indeed, wonder-full.

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