Category Archives: As I see it

Granddaughter of an immigrant

My grandfather loved America with passion and pride. But he wasn’t born here. Grandpa came to the United States from Switzerland as young boy in the 1880’s.  He traveled here by ship with his mother and four siblings with only one … Continue reading

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Hey God. It’s me….

Hey, God, it’s me – Lou Ann. I have some questions for you. First of all, have you been on leave, or something? Things here feel as though they are fraying. I think all of us who consider you our … Continue reading

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Planting our seed

Want to do more with your life, but not sure what your path or purpose may be? Here are some ideas for following your passion, as well as how important it is to do just that. Continue reading

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The lies we tell…

Have you ever caught yourself telling a lie – to yourself? The lies we tell ourselves are recognizable, and insidious, because they are heard in our own voice, but with a mean edge to it that makes us feel badly … Continue reading

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Pondering time

Time may be our most precious gift. Continue reading

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Loss of Innocence

Many of us are remembering where we were 50 years ago today. For all of us who were old enough to have even a vague idea of the events of Nov. 22, 1963 we can no doubt vividly recall where … Continue reading

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Indeed we have come a long way…

Women’s athletics have come a long way since Title IX was passed in 1972. Before that women’s programs were few and far between and those that did exist faced enormous challenges and received little respect. A story from those early days help to put the progress made in perspective. Continue reading

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