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Is Facebook making a liar out of you?

This past weekend was my mother’s memorial service. A wonderfully tearful time of reflection mixed with giant breaths of gratitude for the number of extended family and longtime friends of her’s who came to say ‘she was a great lady; she … Continue reading

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Are you ALL IN for a Seahawks Super Bowl Party?

Like so many Seattle 12s, I am still stunned, thrilled, exhausted and just-shy-of speechless from the Seahawks’ miraculous come-from-behind NFC Championship victory last Sunday. This is probably why it’s taken me 5 days to try and get some thoughts down … Continue reading

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World Moms Blogger Shares Reading, Recreation and Relationship with Book Club

Today I’m grateful to have guest blogger Tara Bergman share about the dynamic impact being a part of a book club has had on her life. A transplant from Pennsylvania, Tara moved to Seattle in 1998 with her husband and … Continue reading

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The 4 Reasons Why I Highly Recommend Starting or Joining a Neighborhood Book Club

When it comes to thawing the Seattle Freeze, I can say without a doubt that nothing has created more meaningful connection for me in my neighborhood that my book club. I think the four big reasons why this is true … Continue reading

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How to turn neighbors into friends in 3 easy sips

Summer in Seattle is here! It’s going to be a hot weekend, bringing neighbors out and about.  If you happen to have one of those mid-yardwork conversations, why not see if your neighbor would like to come over for a … Continue reading

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Friday lunch bunch: a great opportunity to re-connect

It was a very simple idea: grab my neighborhood directory, call some neighbors I hadn’t talked to in at least a year or had only briefly connected with in the past, and invite them to lunch.  Six terrific ladies were able … Continue reading

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