Beth's

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Second Verse, Same as the First

I know some extraordinarily happy people and some who are perpetually grouchy and out of sorts. Both groups are comprised of folks who have had their hearts broken, experienced financial ups and downs, worried over the health of someone they love, and been treated unfairly....

The Slacker’s Apprentice

Most days after work, I tidy up the house and toss in a batch of laundry before settling in to read or write. Most days after work, my husband sinks into the sofa and unwinds by watching zombies, alligator hunters, families who rough it in Alaska, and/or documentaries about historical events....

Choosing the Path for 2017

Some folks make New Year’s resolutions. I’m not one of those people. My closets are organized enough. I watch very little TV. I’ve never smoked, don’t gamble, and my annual alcohol consumption consists of about half a beer every summer—I open a bottle, take a few sips, forget about it until it gets warm, and then pour the remainder out on the grass. I almost never drink soda and my coffee, when I have a cup, is decaffeinated....