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What They Don’t Tell You About Becoming An Empty Nester

S u m m e r t i m e …….. …and the living is…. ….complicated I have taken a self-imposed sabbatical from my blog and as much as it has affected me not to write for sometime, I just … Continue reading

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I Miss My Mom Today. Everyday.

Today is Mother’s Day. I miss my mom. 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 15 years … Continue reading

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The Man I Met On A Plane

I will admit these things tend to happen to me more than others. It could be because I like to talk. My conversation may seem to be “all over the place” at times filled with constant zigs and zags. I … Continue reading

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Ladybugs, Trucks and #College#Graduation. Oh, My.​

Once he was 4 years old. He had these big blue eyes that everyone noticed. He was smart, sensitive, inquisitive, funny, and didn’t stop asking questions. Question after question about everything under the sun. My first born has always been … Continue reading

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Why I Love ‘This is Us’

In case you don’t know, ‘This Is Us’ is a new television show on NBC. Yes, I am writing about a TV show. But actually, I am not really writing about a television show. I am writing about what I … Continue reading

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Election Drama. Now What?

Both before and after the election people approached me and said, “Wow, lots of material for your blog.” But I didn’t write. I couldn’t write about the election. I didn’t feel I wanted to take any type of political stand, … Continue reading

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Superwoman. What Are We Setting Ourselves Up For?

My oldest son was home from college recently and I asked him about his social life. “Are there any girls that you like?” “Have you thought about dating?” “What about the girl you took to your date night event. It … Continue reading

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