MEET INGRID

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TELL YOUR STORIES

Our stories matter. Can I help you share yours?

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So many words, so little time.

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Take It Or Leave It

One of the benefits of living six decades on this earth is that gaining the approval of others matters less and less. As someone who spent too many years worrying about what people think, I'm finding great freedom in a new attitude -- "take it or leave it." We can let the expectations, preferences and opinions of others guide our lives or we...

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When the Well Runs Dry, Begin Again

Our 140-year-old brick farm house sits on property that is known for its natural springs. In at least three distinct spots on our hundred acres, water bubbles up at will. Our spring-fed pond is freezing cold year-round, but rarely freezes over in winter because of the springs supplying a constant flow of fresh water. And yet, some years ago, a...

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