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Posts by Laura Rodgers

The Dandelion Parable

Laura Rodgers

I have been weeding for two consecutive days now. I’m a little achy and tired. Weeding is not as easy on this body of mine as it used to be, but I’m making it. And did I mention my flower beds look great? Weeding always conjures up what I like to call “The Parable of…

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Crafting My Own Chaos

Laura Rodgers

If you have watched TV in the last eight years, you’ve undoubtedly seen Allstate’s Mayhem commercials. It starts out benign enough. The actor sets up the scene, giving verbal cues to what is happening and what is about to happen. It never ends well and the tagline is “get better protected from Mayhem… Are you…

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Sticks and Stones

Stick and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me! It’s heard in playgrounds, schools, neighborhoods, and almost any place kids can be found across the United States. As a parent, I’ve told my kids these words. I tried to teach them to be confident in themselves and don’t worry about what…

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I Hope He Buys You Flowers

It was my fault! I put away the cute little snowmen on my mantle and replaced them with bunnies and spring bulbs. Maybe I was forcing spring’s hand a little, but I really thought winter was done. I was ready for spring! Henceforth, the onslaught of snowstorms began here in Southeast Pennsylvania. Yep, I’ll accept…

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