Kindness and Chaos

The Fabulous Fuhry of an Ordinary Girl

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The Unknown Children Affected by COVID-19

We are all doing our best to navigate the new normal. While I know there are moments that feel hard, I beg you to speak gratitude into those moments. Chances are, if you’re like me, you have what you need to make it through. When I look at my foster children, my heart is overwhelmed….

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Loving Your Neighbor Amidst COVID-19

As I scroll through social media looking at empty shelves where toilet paper should be, followed by ridiculous Corona memes,  it’s easy to try and laugh through what can be an extremely anxiety inducing situation. When I see one friend sharing every drastic statistical possibility and the next who is ridiculing all of the sheep…

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Books of the Year 2016

The first real New Year’s goal I ever made was in 2012. I decided that I would read 52 books and average a book a week from my wedding day to my anniversary. That seemed totally attainable on the honeymoon, but then life happened! I only managed to read 34 books that year but still…

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The Legacy of Literacy – Year 2

I want to start this post with a short snippet from last year’s edition of “The Legacy of Literacy”. I worked hard on compiling my thoughts and into that blog post, and I think this still sums it up, a year later. {If you’d like to read the entire post (filled with lots of stats…

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Every Book Nerd’s Bookstore Experience

I read a hilarious experience list (for athletes) and thought “There needs to be one of these for book lovers”. So, here it is! 50 thoughts that every book nerd has when entering a book store: You’re out running errands and come within a mile of your favorite book store… My favorite store is up…

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The Legacy of Literacy

If you’ve known me for very long, you know I’m a huge proponent of literacy, and I believe that teaching children a love of books and reading early in life can make all of the difference. In a world full of Amazon Prime, Kindles, Nooks, and Smartphones, we often think that everyone around us can read….

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The Place I Call Home

Less than a week after the record breaking May 3rd tornado(s) of 1999, my parents and I flew in to Oklahoma. It was the first time I’d been to Oklahoma (I think), and all I knew was that this place had tornadoes. BIG ones, apparently. We began our drive south and I was able to see…

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Books of the Year 2014

Congratulations to Barbara Abway, the winner of our New Year’s Goal Prize Pack! I’ll be shipping that out to you today, Barbara! The first real New Year’s goal I ever made was in 2012. I decided that I would read 52 books and average a book a week from my wedding day to my anniversary….

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