Category Archives: It’s all about You

A Body in Motion…

Newton’s third law of motion states, “A body in motion tends to stay in motion unless acted on by an outside force.” But also– A body not in motion tends to stay there, too. Lethargy begets hebetude begets apathy begets slothfulness. Talk … Continue reading

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Permission to Cry

About ten years ago, I had an idea for a project that I hoped to gift to several of my friends who were dealing with deep and personal emotional trauma. Using the package design skills I’d picked up at NIU, … Continue reading

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In honor of Mother’s Day

As a day-lated tribute to Mother’s Day, I wanted to share this poem I wrote two decades ago. I’ve been inspired to update it–Every Grandmother’s Poem–and hope to post the new version soon. I hope you enjoy. Every Mom’s Poem … Continue reading

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Warrior Pride

1984 was a great book. A decent movie. A groundbreaking commercial. It was an Olympic year, back when they were held every four years. And also an election year. But, by far, the reason it was the BEST year was … Continue reading

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Thank You Social Media for making Me a Better Person

Yes, you read that right. The subject for this post came to me the other morning as I was looking up a “fact” I read on Facebook. I usually hit delete on incendiary posts, things that shock, mock, attack, or outright … Continue reading

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When one chapter closes…

It’s easier than I would have thought to say goodbye to In Print. As a founding member, I guess I let the organization go when I stepped down from ALL responsibilities. I held many titles, wore many hats, and accomplished … Continue reading

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Perceiving the New Year in 3D

I keep seeing a lot of posts on social media about your “word for the year“. Great words, like STRENGTH, CONFIDENT, RESPONSIBILITY, and CONTROL. Kelly Epperson Simmons wrote a recent blog titled New Year’s Resolutions vs Word of the Year. She … Continue reading

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