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Postcards to Patriots

I. Love. Sparklers. Growing up, the boys in our neighborhood scampered for the louder, prouder Independence Day fireworks…the Black Cats and Roman Candles that would send squirrels running.  Sparklers, to them, were just too safe and low key. But sparklers, for my sister and me, were where the real Independence Day joy would be found.  […] Read Article “Postcards to Patriots”

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day

On a cold December night in 2003, a close friend (and Naval Reservist) persuaded me to attend a social at a military base. Never having been to a military base, I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting myself into. The idea of dating a military man did not interest me at all. It wasn’t […] Read Article “Military Spouse Appreciation Day”

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New Moms: To work or not to work?

To be or not to be…a working mom? Every professional woman entering the novelty of motherhood is faced with the decision whether or not they will return to work after their bundle of joy is born. For some women the decision is a profound crossroads, and others do not have a choice at all. They […] Read Article “New Moms: To work or not to work?”