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Bishaan Lubbuudah – Water is life: My week in Ethiopia with Water1st, International

Atsedu made it look so easy; light-footed and charging up the hill with 40-pounds of water strapped to her back.  We could barely keep up and our water cans were only filled half-way.  The guide kept telling her she needed to … Continue reading

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Maybe Laughter truly is the best medicine

It’s been one of those days… You know the ones:  Wake up late, forget your computer at home, meetings all day with no time for even a bathroom break.  But it’s more than that.  It’s those days when there is … Continue reading

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Hello Blog…Oh how I’ve missed you!

It’s the middle of August and the kids have been back to school for 2 weeks now.  Even after all of these years, it’s seems odd that school starts in August when it’s still over 110 degrees most days.  But … Continue reading

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Yes, I have a plan! Sort of…

In real life, I’m a product manager for a software company.  That means, I’m a planner by force, not by choice.  I have a plan for the features I wish to add to my product lines, I have a plan … Continue reading

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Look up and see what you are missing…

In the fast paced world that we live in, it is so easy to get caught up with our to do lists, our commitments, and our need to reply instantaneously to every email, FB, and Twitter notification we receive.  But if … Continue reading

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Running is hard to explain…

For the past few months, I’ve been training for a half-marathon.  I’m finally in the last week of my training and I’m looking forward to getting out on the course with the other 25,000 runners.  Growing up, I never ran. … Continue reading

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Stop the press!!

Right before New Years, I posted a status update letting people know that I’m “disconnecting and going offline.”  It was like, WOW!  STOP THE PRESS! I’m going offline people!!  Looking back, it was actually a really dumb update.  Do we … Continue reading

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Our Time on this Earth is short…

so take advantage of every moment. That is what I have come to appreciate the most in the past year. Although we had a fabulous year, there was also heartache and sadness. No life is without it, not even mine. … Continue reading

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It takes a village, a community, or just a bunch of really cool people!

Once again, I am behind in my Reverb10 posts. I guess that’s ok though, because reflection really has no “deadline”…or does it? Well, in my world it doesn’t, and that is all that matters 🙂 So a few days ago, … Continue reading

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Letting go…A Novel

After a week-full of Reverb10 prompts, I have to admit, this one has by far, been the hardest for me – the one that has stumped me the most. And no, it’s not because I have nothing to write about; … Continue reading

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