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I hope he asks her dad...

I hope he asks her dad...

Written By:  Leslie Means “You look handsome,” I beamed to Kyle as he picked me up for our Friday night date.  In the back of my mind I knew – or at least sec...

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This Week

Her Column; 'Just get it over with' has really paid off

(First posted by Leslie Means on 4/6/2012)

My palms were sweating and butterflies weren’t just fluttering they were jamming out to a rock song. It was the first time I’d ever felt this type of intimidation. Negative thoughts were soaring through my brain and I began…

19 Jan 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

I might be missing the moment

Written By:  Leslie Means
I don’t leave my house without my cell phone.  I think I can speak for a large amount of the population when I say it’s pretty much attached to me.  In the car, at work, in my kitchen while we make supper – the phone…

15 Jan 7:00 AM 3 Read More...

Her Leadership will be Tough to Beat

Written By:  Leslie Means
The first real boss I ever had was a man I nicknamed – “Santa Claus.”  He didn’t talk much and looked a lot like the guy in the big red suit.  I spent the entire summer of my 17th year a little bit scared of him…

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For eight years, Kyle has scratched her itch.

Written By:  Leslie Means 

Eight years ago tonight – I married my best friend. This is a big anniversary for us as we made it past the “seven-year itch.”

Never heard of the seven-year itch? A quick Google search tells me this term means “After being married for seven…

31 Dec 7:00 AM 0 Read More...

Her Grandma has passed but the magic can still be found

Written By:  Leslie Means
My Grandma Waechter had a thing for musical toys.  Every Christmas Eve during my childhood, I would anticipate the musical gift waiting for me under her silver Christmas tree. 

Among my favorites were; a Santa that walked and played music, A reindeer that also walked and…

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Her sister was ticked! The worst gift....ever.

Written By:  Leslie Means

Two months after my first child was born, I was a frazzled mess and rightfully so.  It’s a tough transition for any parent to learn about this new role.  Add a colicky baby to the mix and, in my humble opinion, it’s even worse…

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