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What I Believe


An interesting discussion with my best friend and one of her FB friends today prompted this post! It is not so much WHAT I believe, but how I chose to disseminate that set of beliefs. Is my goal to change … Continue reading

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Nuances


I lost a friend yesterday. And in that loss, I became painfully aware of the nuances of our language. “Lost” sounds like I set my friend down, like recalcitrant keys, and forgot where I put her. “Friend” implies a deeper … Continue reading

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Just One Look


Today is our 38th wedding anniversary, my husband Ed and me. We met at the end of August, 1973. We got engaged on September 13th, three weeks later. We married on Groundhog’s Day 1974. And we have belonged to each … Continue reading

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Family and Forgiveness


After three difficult years, my daughter and I had reached a comfortable relationship again; then it blew up in my face. She accepted a friend request on Facebook from a family member from which we have been estranged for over … Continue reading

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Be One with the Turkey!


The last few years it has just been hubby and I with our terrific son David for Thanksgiving. I was going to just roast a chicken this year, but the woebegone face with which my son graced my decision made … Continue reading

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Teaching an Old (!?) Dog New Tricks…


NOTE: My library connection does badly at uploading photos from my computer. The graphic at the left I got offline, and that went fine, but it will NOT upload my personal pictures! SO, you will have to read this sans … Continue reading

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