Category Archives: encouragement

Shortcuts to Happiness

There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. Continue reading

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Mom Says Goodbye to Her Old House

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Rockin’ the Purple

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Here’s the Thing

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Living in the Vast Maybe

Nothing in this world is certain. And I think we need a name for that. Continue reading

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Wading Barefoot

Waist Deep in the Big Muddy. Remember that? It’s the refrain of a song Pete Seeger wrote in 1967 and sang a few months later on the Smothers Brothers show. CBS, the network on which the show was broadcast, objected to the … Continue reading

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wonderful

I don’t usually talk about this, but thinking up scary things is one of my special talents. No matter what happens, I can always imagine something worse. I don’t have to try. Fear just comes naturally to me. You might … Continue reading

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