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I Do Throw Like a Girl

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September 16, 2014

I just wanted to weigh in on this because I think our culture is sort of spiraling into a Dove-induced pity party for ladies….

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Married Life

Enough is Plenty

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August 29, 2014

Here’s the thing: I was raised in the church my whole life. I was raised by that proverbial village and I loved it. When…

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Married Life

Edmonton Off Whyte

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June 21, 2013

The days have been so busy that I haven’t written in nearly a year. Perhaps I will write about my engagement and wedding to Tom…

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2012 Reflections

Nothing is Impossible

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August 19, 2012

My week of daycamp and vacation is over now, and I would like another. I just love daycamp, but it has changed a bit…

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2012 Opinions

Revisionist Hunger Games

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April 16, 2012

You know, I liked The Hunger Games series. I like the characters, feelings, and dystopia it created. But halfway through book one, as things are…

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2012 Everyday

What the Gladsome Tidings Be

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January 25, 2012

The good news is rolling in… Tom got the job! Now he is not only handsome, but a handsome concept artist. This is such…

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2012 Everyday

Stars Are Brighter in a Desert Sky

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January 16, 2012

No need to wonder (or justify)
where this will lead.
I’ve been meaning to get better at the everyday reporting (like I used to be when…

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2011 Opinions

Geek Love

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December 29, 2011

A few days ago, a stroke of happenstance bade me watch the premiere of a TLC show, “Geek Love.” The premise, of course, is…

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2011 Opinions

Messages for the Kids

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October 26, 2011

In the last few months, I’ve heard some discourse on the negative messages that Disney movies send to kids. Not that I don’t feel…

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Gemini

La Belle Vie Pour Moi

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September 4, 2011

en tout cas c’est clair— c’est toi
I feel encouraged and happy. The past few weeks have been ones of satisfying learning and that fires…

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COLETTE RHODES
EDMONTON, AB

Hey guys. I'm just some girl who enjoys life and thinks a lot. I'm a full-time wife & mom who loves gardens, coffee dates and cats, particularly my cat.

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