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Bow-Ties for Warriors

And by warriors, I mean people who give back to their communities. Have you heard of Leonard Simpson, the Fashion Forward® founder and popular, San Diego media personality? His signature fundraising event, 10 Best Dressed Awards, recently commenced its 9th gala on Thursday, November 17, honoring 15 women and 12 men within the San Diego …

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Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:14

Weekend Coffee Share: That’s What Christmas is All About, Charlie Brown.”

If we were having coffee on this fourth and final Sunday of Advent, in which we celebrate love, we would sip a hot beverage while our choir performs. Traditionally the Advent candles are lit, one each Sunday, commemorating Hope, Peace, and Joy. Today the fourth candle, representing Love, is lit. In the middle of the …

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Weekend Coffee Share: Waiting for Peace during Advent Season

If we were having coffee, I would ask you to sit with me for a moment and chat about our difficulties in waiting. How do you like your coffee or tea? Do you like to wait? I don’t. To me it is time wasted. I usually multi-task while waiting, by reading, doodling, deleting stuff from …

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It’s Dry: 15 Water Saving Tips We Can All Use

If you have kept up with my posts, you know that California is in the 4th year of a severe drought. The photo above shows one of our Sacramento County parks already very dry as of June 1st. There is no relief in sight, as there is very little snow left in the Sierra Nevada …

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Perspectives On…Advice to Myself

Present-day you meets 10-years-ago you for coffee. Share with your younger self the most challenging thing, the most rewarding thing, and the most fun thing they have to look forward to. A conversation overheard at Starbucks in mid-November, 2014: Mrs. Terri: "Wow, Miss Terri, it is so great to see you again. I can't believe it …

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Perspectives On…Weight Loss After 50

I have lost SEVEN pounds! Most Americans struggle with their weight--as in too much of it. I have been one of those women who always needed to lose 10-15 pounds. In my younger days, I could eat nothing for two days and lose 5 pounds. Long gone are those days, as if I only had …

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Masks Off: The Mother I Could Have Been

We’re less than a week away from Halloween! If you had to design a costume that channeled your true, innermost self, what would that costume look like? Would you dare to wear it? A while back I wrote a post titled Dream Reader: Perspective On Being A Disappointed Daughter. I still struggle with modern day expectations of …

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