Author Archives: Karen Langdon

Losing to Win

Do you sometimes feel like a big loser? This is not meant to be an offensive question, as I’m not referring to a horrible lack of self-esteem, nor is this making any reference to a once popular prime time television … Continue reading

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Dream Away

In the schedule that we presently keep, traveling from event to event and visiting almost every corner of the US to see family and friends, much planning and forethought takes place to insure we are booked in various venues and … Continue reading

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“Surprise”

I have such fond memories of my high school career. I became very involved in the music department, particularly in choir. As a result, I also participated in high school musicals way back before it became a real pop culture … Continue reading

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Oceans of Love

There is no debate that the Pacific Ocean is massive and impressive. It is the largest body of water on earth expanding more than sixty-two million square miles, and its deepest point is almost eleven thousand meters. It was named … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal

A few months ago we were delighted to hear from our youngest daughter and her husband that they are expecting their first child next March. As is the trend with today’s parents-to-be, they opted to find out their baby’s gender … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin; A Sign of the Season

Among the many characteristics of the fall season is the appearance of the venerable pumpkin. Not only are they abundantly on display in grocery stores and roadside stands, products featuring this fruit are plentiful as well. The flavor of pumpkin … Continue reading

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Exceeding Expectations

Olympic fever has been running high at my daughter’s home in North Carolina. Though my granddaughters are only four, two and newborn, we have been sitting down together as a family to watch events in swimming, diving, archery, and gymnastics. … Continue reading

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Unmasked

Dress-up and pretend play are both part of a well-rounded child’s domain. Developing more sophisticated levels of creativity and make-believe as they grow, children build a stable foundation for many areas of their adulthood. According to Lauren Lowry’s article found … Continue reading

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Broken

Broken for You Don’t you just hate it when something breaks? True story: Long ago and far, far away when I was about six and my brother four, we had an incident that not only do I remember, but I … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

I do not consider time as being my friend! It never has been, and I don’t believe it ever will be. There doesn’t ever seem to be enough minutes in an hour, enough hours in a day, and enough days … Continue reading

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