Bending, Blending and Setting Boundaries for an Even Better Year

This piece originally appeared in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on January 6, 2019. We’re days into a new year but I’m still thinking about the one we left behind. December was a whirlwind month, filled with fun, obligations, cheer, reverence, and stress. While it’s still fresh, I’m reflecting on what worked, what didn’t work,…

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Christmas Traditions, Joy and Memories

As seen in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on 12/19/15 Though Christmas is just days away I find myself strangely relaxed. Unlike years past, I haven’t been wracking my brain for clever stocking stuffers, for I didn’t hang the stockings this year. I’m not concerned about menus, for I’m not hosting a meal. Unfettered by…

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