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Father’s Day Tribute

Most people would say I am my mother’s daughter. I look a lot like her, I have her strength and determination, and I’ve inherited her musical and artistic ability. However, some of the things I value the most came from … Continue reading

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Tips for spotting urban wildlife

So many people are amazed at all the wildlife I see and photograph in my inner-ring suburb of St. Paul, MN. They say that the only wildlife they see, other than squirrels and bunnies, are road kill. Actually, urban wildlife … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from a Tortie Cat

Memorial Day 2001, 11 years ago this weekend, I adopted a cat from a local Humane Society who has transformed our little family with her larger than life personality. To celebrate her adoptiversary, I wanted to follow up my post … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Tribute

This weekend we remember … … the men and women who gave all in wars over the decades and even centuries, in defense of our country. I haven’t agreed with some of the wars we’ve found ourselves in, but I … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from a Tiny Old Cat

Sometimes life lessons come in unusual ways. I had the privilege of sharing my home for almost 12 years with an amazing cat named Raleigh who taught me many lessons I can apply to other areas in my life. She … Continue reading

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Benny Card and Panic Button: Promising ideas that don’t quite deliver

Not all promising ideas deliver on the promise. When my health plan started using a Benny card, allowing me to use the card to purchase items reimbursable under my flexible spending account for health care, I thought it was a … Continue reading

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