Repose Country Style

Repose: calm, quiet, stop…ceasing from life's have to's; taking the time to reflect; spending time with life-long friends. This is my personalized definition of repose. I need these times of removal from my typical life because they provide perspective. This week's agenda? I'm visiting my best friend and her family in Colbert, Washington. Indulge me …

Barbie, Me, and Tenacity

There are times in my life when I do not think I can go on any further. During these dark seasons of doubt, I need voices of insistence to light the way. My best friend, Barbie, is one of the people who coaches me through those long tunnels of insecurity.           In a recent conversation with Barbie, she told me I was tenacious (my paraphrase …