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To Make a Long Story Pie

Posted on June 14, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea Isn’t it great when someone says, “to make a long story short,” because then you know to cancel your plans for the rest of the day. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking I’m not one to talk about …

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A Tale of Two Faces

Posted on May 10, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea I was looking through family pictures the other day. I love oohing and aahing over the pictures of all my kids when they were babies. I did, however, make an interesting observation in several of the shots that incl…

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Anger Can Sting

Posted on April 12, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea It was the wasp nest to end all wasp nests. Maybe it was the fruit punch the kids had spilled on the back deck that first attracted them. But by the time we followed the cloud of bugs to the back of the house—oh m…

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When Life’s a Bummer

Posted on April 10, 2018 in

by Dianne Barker “That’s a bummer!” Three-year-old Jacob’s parents often used that line when things didn’t go according to plan. When Jacob (my grandson) requested pizza for lunch and his mom informed him they didn’t h…

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No Other Name

Posted on March 15, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea I said I’d never do it. But I did it. And actually, I’ve been somewhere near the worst of them all. I said I’d never be one of those moms who went through the whole list of her kids’ names before hitting on …

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The Clothes Make the Man?

Posted on March 1, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea Glass half full person. Glass half empty person. I tend to be more of a dribble whatever’s in the glass down my shirt person. It’s always best if I try to coordinate whatever I’m wearing with the meal of the m…

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Chocolate Treasure

Posted on February 15, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea Somebody gave me a big box of chocolates last week. I was so excited. Chocolates, man. It was one of those boxes of chocolates with the map in the lid. To me? That lid diagram was a treasure map. There are times whe…

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Manna Mania

Posted on February 1, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea Have you ever wondered if the Israelites ever tried to get clever with their manna? God provided them with all that miraculous food each day to keep them alive. But I do remember reading that they got a little whiny…

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