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The ESCAPE Button

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could just push an ESCAPE button? That’s how I felt on a particular evening in 1998. My kids were…
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May 8, 2020
Blog

The PAUSE Button

Many years ago, I lived in 'Crazy Town.' I was a full-time, stay-at-home mom for seven years. By 1995, I had four young children, a…
joycleveland
April 28, 2020
Blog

The DELETE Button

I think it’s safe to say I’m shaking in my tennis shoes. This ‘feels’ like my first day of kindergarten. I’ve just read articles on…
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April 14, 2020
Story

Inside of Outside

Inside, the teenage girl straightened the boxes, her long hair falling to one side. She’d re-stocked the shelves yesterday—fifteen heated rollers, fifteen curling irons, but…
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February 25, 2020