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Jo Durocher is a dedicated working mother of two who gets cold easily and persists through the beautifully harsh winters of Vermont, near her French Canadian roots, because the people and mountains around her are worth it.

She writes about life and the wisdom she gains from it every day.

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Parenting

Oh My Heart, Green Envelopes? The Unforgettable Important Email.

Last month was my daughter’s Middle School graduation. She’ll be moving on to high school in the fall where, if her older brother’s experience serves […]

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Relationships

For the Love of Time: I'll Have the Best Day, Please

A few weeks ago, something happened that led me to plan my days in a new way. On my own for the weekend, I had […]

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Life

Happy Heavenly Birthday, Claude. And Happy 1st Anniversary to Me!

Today is my dad’s 80th heavenly birthday. It also marks one year since I launched this personal story blog, reaching for my little girl’s dream […]

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Coming from an inclusive space, Jo fosters kindness and acceptance through inspiring personal stories.

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Aiming to bring a sense of peace to those who want to be true to themselves, including her, Jo aspires to build a readership where everyone who longs to be, belongs.

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