Tagged: Missy’s Musings

Mother’s Day 2021: Every Friday is a Victory

Every Friday is a Victory

This year of COVID has tested moms of every stripe in ways that we could not have imagined. If we are full-time moms, full-time has meant “non stop.” If we work outside the home, it has also meant “non-stop.” COVID has, at times, required more than we can give and often a marital re negotiation of shared responsibilities. The social and familial bonds that we carefully tend have been stretched and even (temporarily) broken. (more…)

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Get Outside Together

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When I need to re-kindle my sense of optimism, I head into the outdoors. It’s there, amongst family and friends, and dirt and trees, that I’m reminded of all that I hold dear about my community and this great (and messy and flawed and striving) country of ours. (more…)

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It’s In Our Hands

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Yes, the election season is all but over but the movement towards a more perfect nation continues still. And THAT result remains in OUR hands, in ALL of our hands. It is (and always has been) in our hands regardless of whether “our guy” or “our gal” wins or loses. (more…)

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Carry On!

CarryOn_Kicker_0804We carry a lot. We carry our teams, we carry our children, we carry housework and dumbbells and elections and emotions.

Sometimes we carry so much that it feels like we don’t have enough places to hold it all. (more…)

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