Author: Danielle Wilson

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Opinion: Color Guard inspires respect

It’s happened again, friends. One of my long-held beliefs has fallen wayside. Much like Tae Kwon Do, I have a new-found respect for Color Guard. Guard, for you amateurs, is the performance counterpart to...

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Opinion: Learning to shoot

Although this past Saturday was not quite as exciting as auditioning for Family Feud (because seriously, what could possible top that?), I’m pleased to announce that I checked off another bucket list item –...

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Opinion: Mother’s Day has passed

Fellow moms of this planet, our day has come and gone. We must wait a whole ‘nother year to feel loved and appreciated, to receive ceramic pencil holders and pasta necklaces and to earn...

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Opinion: My son, the new driver

How do I describe, in 350 words or less, the multitude of emotions that bombarded me when my oldest obtained his driver’s license? I have no idea, but doggoneit, I’m gonna try! The first...

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Opinion: Mad about word count

I’m mad. Not about anything big, mind you. That’s the main reason I don’t watch the news; politics, crime, disease, poverty and famine do not for a fully-functioning, emotionally-capable working mom of four make....

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Opinion: Where’s the love?

These days it seems I’m constantly on the edge of losing my sanity. Oblivious parents in carpool lines (pull forward, people!), pets vomiting charcoal on new carpet (long story), untamable locks that refuse to...

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Opinion: Frustration

For the third year in a row, my spring break and my kids’ did not align. Not a huge deal, but it does ix-nay the family vacation. Last year, my husband Doo said, “Tough...