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Smile Returns

Earlier this month I considered returning the smilgoneviral domain and shutting down the Stop.Breathe.Smile project. A few things happened: The Jumping Bean (JB) gave the crossing guard one of our magnets when he walked to school by himself one day. … Continue reading

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The Secret of Chipotles

I was a Chipotles on Monday picking up lunch for our office. As I waited for the order, I noticed how calm the cashier and the runner were. People were moving everywhere and these two women seemed not at all … Continue reading

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Season of Smile: Late Summer

In the Chinese way of thinking, we have five seasons. Late summer is a season you may not recognized. Late summer can be that time when the summer evenings become a little cooler and the tomatoes lay heavy on the … Continue reading

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The Most Exciting…

The most exciting thing ever happened today. I found bathroom doors that were real metal! Maybe that’s only exciting to me. One of my biggest surprises in doing the Stop. Breathe. Smile. Project is that many things that look metal … Continue reading

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Smiles We Meet Along the Way

On our trip a few weeks ago, the Jumping Bean (JB) and I met an amazing person on the plane between Kansas and Maryland. Not only was this gentleman responsible for make sure airplanes can find the runway when it … Continue reading

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The 40-40: BWI to Kansas and Back Again

“Forty for me and forty for you,” said the Jumping Bean. I took a deep breathe and smiled. “I said 15 of each kind,” I replied back. “I did 10 of each kind for both of us, Mom.” I did … Continue reading

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Kansas City

Be on the look out. We’ll be in Kansas City today spreading the smiles. We’ll start our trail at the airport and see where it leads. Did you find a Stop. Breathe. Smile. magnet? What did you did next?

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