Author Archives: Jolie

About Jolie

Raising five crazy kids with the Hubby in SoCal and hoping to catch some of the zesty flavor of life through my writing career. Enjoy!

Maui, Hawaii

I suppose life is not all rainbows and butterflies, but sitting on Black Rock Beach, I can tell you: God was on to something when he invented them. In a year that has been nothing but constant upheaval, adaptation, and reinvention, Maui was a resting place that spoke all things healing to my heart. Maui […]

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The Big Uh-Oh

The Big Uh-Oh is the birthday immediately preceding the Big Five-Oh. The one where you’re going along in life, minding your own business and then boom you have an epiphany in the dressing room at JCPenney’s. Your mother was right. We are not going to call and tell her so. Several choice words escaped my lips […]

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Too Much of Any Good Thing

Okay, you know those new moms who, when pulled from their cocoon of newborn nesting, finally come out to coffee with you, tiny tot attached to her breast, diaper bag piled high with “necessities” sitting on the stroller, ready for any immediate situation? She eventually pulls her gaze from the newborn and aims her bleary […]

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