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  • 52 Real Women

    “First” Isn’t in My Comfort Zone

    When asked to write a blog about being a woman and what inspires me, I eagerly volunteered. Once I sat down to actually write the blog, I thought ...

    January 14, 2019
  • 52 Real Women

    Beautiful Character

    “Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident and riches take wings, only one thing endures and that is character.” -Horace Greeley For many, the American dream of success ...

    January 7, 2019
  • 52 Real Women

    When A Dream Comes True, Everyone Gets Inspired

    As editor of a magazine, I know when stories will touch people and be well read and inspiring just from the subject matter. Knowing that stories do inspire, ...

    December 31, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    Christmas – A Season of Joy!

    I love Christmas! It is the season when everyone is friendly, happy and ready to give. My daughters and I love to sit and drink hot cocoa while ...

    December 24, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    Breaking Point

    Growing up, I was often the subject of teasing. I had red hair, freckles, and my maiden name was “Pigeon”. Yes, just like the bird. I was a ...

    December 17, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    Appreciate the Small Things

    When I was asked to write about what inspires me, as a woman, I initially was stuck.  I am not usually a person that sits and reflects about ...

    December 10, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    Happy Squirrels!

    Michigan’s rapidly changing seasons still catch me off guard. Hurried to get in a quick morning walk, I soon realize I am not prepared to change out my ...

    December 3, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    To Give or To Judge?

    Do you give with judgment or with a cheerful heart?  What I need to remember is that everyone has a story and many times others were not raised ...

    November 26, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    Why Don’t I Ask?

    The sparkle was gone. No more rays of light bouncing off the points, throwing dancing diamonds on the wall. I remember clearly the night Bob asked me to ...

    November 19, 2018