The blueberry patch near our house has been here for over thirty years, and these bushes keep making sweet fruit. Our friend, Wanda, tends to them little by little, and keeps them well-pruned. If Wanda let the bushes grow grow grow, the fruit wouldn’t get as sweet. The nutrients would be spread thin. Are you feeling…

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I spent far too long believing that I wasn’t good at friendship. I was “too busy,” too stressed, inconsistent, forgetful, and I had a lot of fear. I realized I was chasing “perfect” in friendships, and that was holding me back from making any connections at all. As my friend Em says (pictured here with me),…

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Hi, friends! Welcome back to my new weekly series about making progress on what matters, little by little—along with a few links I think you might enjoy. In case you missed them, here are week one, week two, week three, and week four. Oh what a week this has been! I’ve been writing, and loving it for the…

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Hi, friends! Welcome back to my new weekly series about making progress on what matters, little by little—along with a few links I think you might enjoy. In case you missed them, here are week one, week two, and week three. I’ve taken this week off of social media to get grounded. After the events last week, I felt…

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Hi, friends!! Welcome back to my new weekly series. (In case you missed them, here are Week one and week two.) What a week this has been. It is hard to write today with the heaviness swirling around us, but I am trying to keep going—focusing on giving and loving as much as I can. I hope Ari and…

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