I just finished reading the book Sister's First -- Stories from our Wild and Wonderful Life by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush. I picked up the book for two reasons -- first, I'm a sucker for anything related to the Bush family, especially if it promises great stories about George and Barbara Bush.… Continue reading Bush Twin Gems from “Sisters First”
A wise friend of mine recently shared a thought that has made a deep impression on me. She was talking about perfectionism and our tendency to beat ourselves up continually because we fall short of our expectations. . She said that none of us are or can be perfect, and instead of berating ourselves for… Continue reading Perfect Moments
Memorial Day in the Washington, D.C. area meant a sea of flags waving brilliantly through Arlington Cemetery. It meant Rolling Thunder motorcyclists descending upon the nation's capital to bring public attention to prisoners of war and those missing in action. And, it meant one of our favorite traditions of gathering with friends on the west… Continue reading Memorial Day — Utah Style
Yesterday, I was telling Doug about how I spent my day -- at a funeral for a friend, Kay Banks Robbins, and then at a luncheon with some of my childhood friends. He said, "That sounds like a blog." Thanks for the idea, Doug. Kay Robbins Banks Kay was one of the funniest people I… Continue reading Funeral for a Friend
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