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Four days until holiday season 2013 commences. But, most have already succumbed to the frenzy. Even my children are begging for a Christmas motif. Honestly, Thanksgiving is by far my favorite. The traditions it encourages are simple. Be thankful, spend time with family — close and extended — eat, drink, and watch the Detroit Lions play football. Previous Six Sentence Monday Entries … Entry #13 Entry #12 Entry #11 Related articles Holiday Traditions… Read More

Two life-long friends from my days at Western Michigan University spent Sunday afternoon with me. One I have not seen for years despite my sister being married to her cousin. The distance of our homes and personal routines ceased to exist. Conversation flowed; as did the wine . It was as if no time had passed between previous meetings. That’s how it is with such amazing, loving, wonderful good friends. Related articles Six Sentence Monday: Entry… Read More

Today, I start with a clean slate. All that happened yesterday is history. That’s what I love about mornings. Each one provides a chance to live better than the day before. Today, anything can happen. Possibilities are infinite. Related articles Six Sentence Monday: Entry #11 (kateschannel.wordpress.com) Six Sentence Monday: Entry 10 (kateschannel.wordpress.com) Six Sentence Monday: Forgotten Entry #9 (kateschannel.wordpress.com) Six Sentence Monday: Entry #8 (kateschannel.wordpress.com)

What is beauty? I cannot answer that. Everyone looks at the world with their own eyes. Each views people, places, and things from a perspective of personal experiences, history and media influences. What is beauty to me? A Beautiful Me®, a 501c3 charitable organization that fosters girls’ self-esteem, is at the top of my list. Related articles Six Sentence Monday: Forgotten Entry #9 (kateschannel.wordpress.com) Six Sentence Monday: Entry #8 (kateschannel.wordpress.com) Six Sentence Monday: Entry 10… Read More

See what happens? The first Monday of the 2013-2014 school year is history; just like the weekend. It’s a blur in my memory. As my children and I age, time ticks off the clock faster and faster. I’d like to keep the weekend fun — and weekday insanity — for a bit longer, please. But, that’s not how it works. Related articles Six Sentence Monday: Entry 1 (kateschannel.wordpress.com) Six Sentence Monday: Entry 3 (kateschannel.wordpress.com)… Read More