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The Big Move. Saying Goodbye to Our Childhood Home(s)

I drive down the road, windows open, breathing in the summer air and the smells of the country. I am soaking in the beauty of the land. It feels safe, comfortable and like the many times I have driven down … Continue reading

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Another Birthday and Big Changes Ahead

De-cluttering my life Continue reading

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Inspiring Stories =Food For The Soul.

I don’t know about you but I have been in a bit of a funk for the last few months. Maybe it was the cold and often erratic weather, less daylight during the winter months or the fact that I … Continue reading

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I Miss My Mom Today. Everyday.

Today is Mother’s Day. I miss my mom. Today. Everyday. I close my eyes. I can see her, feel her next to me. I can see her smile, remember her hands holding mine. It is unimaginable that is has been … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Stuck in the Muck. You Do Have Choices.

Lets face it. Truth be told. Life is not easy. Life throws us things at the most inopportune times. When we aren’t prepared and don’t have the time or the patience to deal with it. That is how it always … Continue reading

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We Built a House. And We Are Still Together.

This resilience stuff is overrated. I have had it up to here with it all. I married someone who can’t sit still, always needs to be moving, changing things up and taking things on when the timing is less than … Continue reading

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In A Blink of an Eye Everything Changes

Today life as he knew it changed. Forever. Today my friend was diagnosed with cancer. Only those who have been diagnosed before truly understand. The fear. The unknown. The out- of -body feeling. The second guessing. The lack of control. … Continue reading

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“Think Pink” this month. But Differently…

October is the month of “pink”. We all know it is coming and what it represents.  Over the years we have been inundated with pink ribbons and pink products ranging from yogurt and candy to jewelry, clothing, makeup, footwear and pink … Continue reading

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Back To School. Change Is In The Air.

The leaves are slowly beginning to change colors, the days just a little bit shorter and even though we may be still experiencing summer-like temperatures, the state of mind is that of “back to school” and new beginnings. I think that … Continue reading

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We All Have A Story. A Day At The Coffee Shop

My last blog touched many people. This week I offer a blog that continues the discussion. I am working on a variety of topics and in order to ensure the material has enough time and attention I have will be … Continue reading

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