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Seasons Change

This time of year brings to mind all of the changes and challenges of months past. Working hard to stay in my lane, resisting the urge to stray into others. As the light of day grows shorter and the leaves … Continue reading

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Conversations with Matthew

Matthew is my nine year old grandson. In his brief time on earth he has experienced things most adults wish to avoid. He is an old soul. Being a grandparent to Matthew is the only thing in life that has ever … Continue reading

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When people show you who they are believe them

  I was watching Oprah one day many years ago when I first heard her share the very wise words of her dear friend and mentor Maya Angelo: When people show you who they are, believe them. It can not be any … Continue reading

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Last Night I Forgot I was Divorced

I didn’t sleep well last night. I woke often and carefully tugged at the covers to gain a bit more for myself but didn’t want to disturb my husband sleeping soundly next to me. I cuddled up against him, trying to absorb some of … Continue reading

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Diamonds are Forever

  I’ve never cared much about jewelry. So, when we exchanged simple gold bands on that lovely summer day in 1995 I was happy. Those circles of gold represented the promises we made to each other that day. And that … Continue reading

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