Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Nightmare, A Cry, A Scare

It’s Halloween but the nightmare started a few days ago for the people in the East.  The hurricane with the sweet name “Sandy” exceeded all the dire predictions to deliver a massively destructive blow up and down the East Coast. … Continue reading

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CNN vs Spirit

Ah, the seasons are merging.  The leaves are falling, the days are getting shorter, the pumpkins are showing up on the front porches and cooler weather is upon us.  But, the political heat is ramping up.  The barrage of everything … Continue reading

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Halloween: Love It Or Hate It?

What?  How could anyone hate Halloween? When I was a kid, as soon as school started in September, my best friend and I would sit outside after school every day,  planning  what we wanted to be for Halloween.  With seven … Continue reading

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A Change of Perspective

The last couple of weeks have been an eye opener for me.  We are empty nesters, living a much quieter life than when we were raising our kids.  When it’s just the two of you, it’s easy to focus on … Continue reading

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Promises, Promises

I am back from my trip to the east coast to see my Mother, my sisters and their families.  It is always bittersweet.  My Mom is 94 years old and mentally sharp most of the time.  She had a stroke … Continue reading

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