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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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RAGE

Okay… it just came to me. The one thing I don’t want to write about. The one thing I pretend does not exist because the very thought of it makes me want to vomit. Rage. Rage was present in the … Continue reading

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Missing You

I miss the touch of your skin. I miss knowing that you were mine and I was yours. I miss that certainty I felt in our coupledom. I miss the routine of our Saturday errands and lunch after. I miss … Continue reading

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I know You Inside and Out

My 29-year-old daughter had surgery today. The thing that jumps out at me is how easy it is to become mama bear when your child, even your adult child, is sick, hurt or otherwise harmed in any form or fashion. … Continue reading

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I will miss her…

I have three sisters and one of them is my best friend. Today she left the country to move to Eindhoven, Holland (with her husband) which is about 40 miles outside of Amsterdam. She will be gone for at least … Continue reading

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