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Deep Thought Thursday: An Introvert’s Dilemma

Deep Thought Thursday: An Introvert’s Dilemma

I am fortunate that between my co-workers and my dear friends, I am always among inspiring and talented folks. Not only in my office and in my town, but all around my state. I have been to or through all 82 counties of Mississippi, and have observed any number of...

Two-Hour Table

Two-Hour Table

Do you have that one little space that could use some sort of end table or nightstand, but you just can't stand the thought of one more uninteresting piece? Here's a simple and super quick idea to make a custom table that is just the right size alongside a sofa or to...

What’s your word for 2018?

What’s your word for 2018?

At the end of 2016, I happened upon a video of an interview from the Today Show about New Year's resolutions. The guest, Jon Gordon, advises that rather than make a list of things you will forget by February, trying narrowing your focus to just one word by looking in,...

Day 2 : O Christmas Tree

Day 2 : O Christmas Tree

A few of years ago, I caved. I bought a fake tree. I was facing a week of travel, followed immediately by an important deadline, and I had a moment of weakness. I was at the store, saw a deal, and lugged that big ol’ box of scentless, pre-lit convenience home and set...

Day 4: The Christmas Song

Day 4: The Christmas Song

THE CHRISTMAS SONG (CHESTNUTS ROASTING ON AN OPEN FIRE) They know that Santa’s on his way He’s loaded lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh And every mother’s child is gonna spy To see if reindeer really know how to fly And so I’m offering this simple phrase To kids...

Day 6: Silent Night

Day 6: Silent Night

SILENT NIGHT Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is bright From great minds like the poet Thomas Carlyle to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, it has been observed that “Silence is golden.” I guess that’s because, like gold, silence is so rare. My husband and I...