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Angel on a Snowmobile

SOME corporate spouses get to go to luxury resorts in the winter, for meetings in Florida, Hawaii and the Caribbean.   But I got to go to Canada . . . in January.   At least it was Quèbec. I speak a little French. My husband doesn’t. This made for high...

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Beach Party . . . in January

This idea is tons more fun if it’s a harsh winter, with heavy snowfall and below-zero wind chills . . . because you’re inviting your guests to an indoor beach party they won’t soon forget.   Tell everyone to wear their swimsuits or other beach attire, sunglasses,...

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A Week of Prayers for Someone With Cancer

People battling cancer and suffering from its often-harsh treatments don’t have much physical energy. They can’t benefit from many of the ways we’d like to help them. They might not have the appetite to eat meals or treats, for example. They might not be able to visit...

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A Scientist?

It's good to challenge your children's statements with follow-up questions. That makes them critical thinkers.   But you can take things too far. In the car one day, Maddy, 6, was telling me all kinds of important things such as the fact that you cannot sneeze...

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Over a Barrel in New Zealand

On a recent trip to New Zealand we went on a jetboat ride on the scenic Waikato River near Huka Falls north of a big blue marvel, Lake Taupo.   The driver roared over the Nga Awa Purua Rapids in his 500-hp Chevy V8 engine to the base of a gorgeous waterfall. He...

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Breakfast Kidnap Party

This works really well for kids, but it’s tremendous fun with grown-ups, especially hard-working moms and dads who NEVER get a Saturday morning adventure.   Plan a Saturday morning “breakfast kidnap party.” It may or may not be to mark someone’s birthday. You...

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All About Susan

Susan Darst Williams is a writer, speaker, creativity coach, and fun-loving mother of four. One of “those” kids who was a class clown, she grew up in the principal’s office, married her high school sweetheart, smartened up at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, and has been a word nerd ever since.

A former reporter for The Omaha World-Herald and the Midlands Business Journal, Susan also has been editor of RFD-TV The Magazine. She has written for a host of free-lancing clients, producing everything from books to articles to song parodies to greeting cards.

Her No. 1 passion is using humor and inspiration to represent Jesus Christ to a world that often needs a smile and some hope. Another key interest is helping disadvantaged children do better in school by providing complementary education in the good old 3 R’s.  Susan also gives humorous, inspirational speeches for secular and Christian audiences, Making Hearts Clap

Susan Darst Williams is a writer, speaker, creativity coach, and fun-loving mother of four. One of “those” kids who was a class clown, she grew up in the principal’s office, married her high school sweetheart, smartened up at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, and has been a word nerd ever since.

A former reporter for The Omaha World-Herald and the Midlands Business Journal, Susan also has been editor of RFD-TV The Magazine. She has written for a host of free-lancing clients, producing everything from books to articles to song parodies to greeting cards.

Her No. 1 passion is using humor and inspiration to represent Jesus Christ to a world that often needs a smile and some hope. Another key interest is helping disadvantaged children do better in school by providing complementary education in the good old 3 R’s.  Susan also gives humorous, inspirational speeches for secular and Christian audiences, Making Hearts Clap

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