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    Confused

      Confused. Waking from a lengthy nap slugs up the afternoon and makes my thoughts all garbled. So why do I think a few winks will result in a more refreshed evening? Oreos. I ate too many to confess—yet the chocolaty goodness plumped with creamy hydrogenated filling gets me every time. Somehow I hear from my pantry, “Dabney. Oh, Dabney. Just one crunchy cookie won’t hurt.” So I eat one. Then two more. Then, well—let’s just say drowsiness follows. I find myself bedside, sinking deeper into my memory foam topper, fluffing my comfy white sheets about me. This doesn’t help. It’s 5:51. I’m still tired. I could blame it on…

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    2011 Summer Reading List

    “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed.” ~ Francis Bacon A bad book is a time thief, and with four kids to chase (a form of exercise, I assure you) choosing material wisely is a must. Sifting through book reviews and excerpts allows me to locate my preferred writing style — one I know will hold my attention until the last page. A good find is much like a beloved friend; you laugh, cry and struggle at times, but in the end, you’re better off knowing each other. Here is a list of personal favorites for your summer beach – reading excursions. Redeeming Love By Francine Rivers…