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I created the ultimate faux paux

I created the ultimate faux paux. Apparently I wasn’t supposed to tell anyone that my daughter got engaged over the weekend. That is, until she had a chance to tell her “people” first. By the way that my daughter imparted this news to me, it seems she thinks I’m already living in Depends.

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Thank you for the birthday wishes – they have strengthened me

Thank you for the birthday wishes – they have strengthened me. My hubby coddles me every day – in the best sense of the word – he helps me grow, but is kind to me in the process. But he particularly coddles me on my birthday. He took me to get two rose plants and a pedicure, and is planting as I write. He says that I am playing with a full deck now, as today I am 52 years old.

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I was walking the other day

I was walking the other day when I came upon a snake. Not the kind that I’ve been dealing with for the past 3 years, but an honest-to-goodness live snake. I figured it was a sign: Serpents are seen as guardians of sacred spaces. Shedding is seen as physical evidence of casting off the old and emerging a sleeker, newer and more powerful version of itself. The snake is a powerful symbol of rebirth and renewal.

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The Sprint Town Hall

The Sprint Town Hall was a huge success last evening. The Mayor had over 500 people out for the event on a Monday night. The people of Kansas City are ready to take back our neighborhoods and schools.

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The Mayor’s town hall

The Mayor’s town hall meeting is about restoring and revitalizing our neighborhoods, and about preventing thriving neighborhoods from falling into disrepair. It’s about creating islands of safety in our neighborhoods – making our city a city where kids can walk to school and where our elderly can safely walk around their neighborhood. He’s taking back our neighborhoods, starting around Schools First.

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survive with prayers

I am forwarding this on as requested because I cannot imagine being a parent and having to go through the horror of having a child with cancer. This child will survive with prayers: PRAYER ALERT!!! For a FB friend’s daughter AUDRI KING. Her two year old daughter was just diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Please post this to your profile for 1 hour and say a prayer for this little girl.

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pleasant book

I just received the most pleasant book proposal rejection letter: “While we appreciated the riotously funny voice, we have to decline pursuing this book…” Bahhhhhhhhh!!!!

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