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…bring it in

Happy Sunday, crusaders! Now bring it in.

It’s National Hug Day, and it’s not a moment too soon.

In the immortal words of “Pushing Daisies”, “A hug can turn your whole day around.”

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…make mankind our business

“Mankind was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business.”

Jacob Marley in Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

Happy Christmas Eve, crusaders! Or as it’s known in the Scrooge household — The night the ghosts came.

While the lessons of Ebenezer Scrooge are many, I’ve always been touched by the fact that it’s not fear of his own suffering that begins Scrooge’s transformation from miser to merriment master, but the generous nature of others he’s shown by the Ghost of Christmas present. Read the rest of this entry

…preheat the oven

Happy Monday, crusaders! For many, it will be a short week, but still a full one as we celebrate Thanksgiving this Thursday.

Whether you’re hosting or traveling, it never hurts to warm up for this very festive week. So today I’ve pulled together the very best of #MondayMotivation to get you up and running for some holiday fun. Get ready. Get set. Get going… Read the rest of this entry

…Judge Not


american flagTonight, President Trump will announce his pick to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court. There’s been plenty of speculation, but other than its air time — 8 PM ET — little is known about the big announcement.

In fact, at this point, the only certainty is that no matter who the pick is both sides of the political spectrum will have plenty to butt heads on. So, before we dive head first into the next political disagreement, let’s all take a few deep breaths and a break from the rage…I’m almost entirely sure the world won’t fall apart if you let it handle itself for the next few minutes. Read the rest of this entry

…get things started (again)


This What to Watch Wednesday, I’m taking a moment for the Muppets as they return for the second half of the inaugural season of their return to television. (Not that a special occasion is necessary to justify spending time on my favorite felted friends.) Read the rest of this entry