Dependent Independence

Still Daddy's Girl

On the Fourth of July, my family, like many others, gathered around food, fun and fireworks to celebrate America’s Independence.  Independence…what meaning does that word really carry, not just for a nation but also for individuals around the world? My father raised me to be an independent woman who learns from her mistakes, faces challenge

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Dinnertime Inspiration


I grew up sharing the dinner table with my mother, a gifted teacher and creative genius of all things crafty, my younger brother, the only playmate I had within miles and the one who most frequently got on my last nerve, and my father, my personal hero and the one who taught me to laugh,

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