Tag Archive: control

Mammograms Still Save Women’s Lives

My son, Kevin Hail, COO of National Breast Cancer Foundation arrived at work before me today. As he walked down the hallway at our NBCF headquarters, he looked in my empty office and said aloud, “I thank God Mom got a mammogram before the age of 50.” At 34 years old, I felt a lump […]

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Insulted by a Burned Chicken

You know from my blog last week that I am still recovering from my lost culinary skills, known as BCS (Burned Chicken Syndrome). Please click here to read all about it. When you can bare your chicken breasts to the world, you know you are open to share your inner most thoughts unashamedly. Neal and […]

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What’s For Dinner—Burned Chicken or Honey Smacks?

A sweltering 100+ degree day in July was not the time for our newly installed home air conditioner to register 80 degrees. During the four hour ordeal that the electrician worked on it, my husband, Neal, and I escaped outside to sit in the shade of the patio while grilling a whole chicken. Yes, you […]

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The Simplifiers-Hanging On In Our Slippery Economy

Every time I turn on the TV the past few days, I hear about another company closing its doors and displacing thousands of workers. People easily step into a panic mode when they feel they are losing control of their lives. I have believed for years that living a simplified lifestyle is the best advice […]

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