Category Archives: Life

It’s The Simple Things

My grandson went to the zoo this week.  It’s such a simple thing, but it got me thinking about Father’s Day this Sunday. There were seven kids in my family and time spent with my Dad was precious and rare. … Continue reading

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Looking Back: Anna Quindlen

“There comes that moment when we finally know what matters and, perhaps more important, what doesn’t, when we see that all the life lessons came not from what we had but from who we loved, and from the failures perhaps … Continue reading

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With Great Sadness

In honor of a friend who lost her son over the weekend:

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Did I Say That

Remember when your kids were little and they would say something embarrassing in public?  You know what I mean.  You’re in the grocery store and one of your kids says, loud enough for everyone to hear, I might add,  “Why … Continue reading

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New Year

May your New Year be filled with Love, Peace and Joy!!

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Remembering

During this time of good cheer and the hustle and bustle of the holidays, taking a moment to remember the six adults and twenty children gunned down a year ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  Victims who will never fulfill … Continue reading

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Housing Dilemma

Yesterday I was putting up the Christmas lights outside the house.  Now, I know that for some, this is just way too early.  I don’t turn the lights on until Thanksgiving night but it was sixty degrees here yesterday and … Continue reading

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