Day: October 12, 2011

Quotes about being a parent

Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. ~Robert Fulghum If I had my child to raise all over again, I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later. I’d finger-paint more, and point the finger less. I would do less correcting and more connecting. I’d take my eyes off my watch, and watch with my eyes. I’d take more hikes and fly more kites. I’d stop playing serious, and seriously play. I would run through more fields and gaze at more stars. I’d do more hugging and less tugging. ~Diane Loomans, from...

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Wordless Wednesday: The Lake

One of the few things I will miss about working is seeing the morning mist over the lake on my drive home. It’s too bad the picture doesn’t show how beautiful it really...

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Red Lobster is the right choice for seafood

When I was 18, my friend’s Mom took us out to dinner at Red Lobster. It was the first time I had ever been there, and although I wasn’t sure if I would like it, we really enjoyed it. Unfortunately, Red Lobster was an hour away from where I lived back then, and nearly an hour from my current home, so I had never been back since! I was invited to visit Red Lobster again, and try out their menu. It must be a popular place, because the first two times we attempted to eat there, the wait was...

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