Category Archives: death

Which is worse, the action or the reaction?

Unless you have been hidden under a huge rock in one of the small corners of the globe without any contact with television or internet, you know that there has been a landslide of bad happening in the land of … Continue reading

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The 105 day trial

I know, I know, the standard trial period is either 30 days or 90 days! However, my life did not allow me to write this blog fifteen days ago, so here it is, on day 105. 105 days ago, on … Continue reading

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Another new title

Logged on here to discover it has been 8 months since my last post. The intervening time is for another day. Today is about taking on a new title. We all have titles. It starts at birth. Our first child … Continue reading

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Christmas, December, and Random Thoughts

Well, here it is December 20, 2014. My last post was Veterans Day. Guess it goes without saying that I’ve been busy. School is going very well – I made the President’s List of Scholars, and Phi Theta Kappa, as … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a Veteran, on Veteran’s Day

I had this blog all written in my head. Knew exactly what I was going to say, and how I was going to say it. Yesterday, it all changed. Every single solitary word. My husband, who is also a veteran, … Continue reading

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Why

I wrote this the night Emma passed away, and just realized I forgot to publish it.  MH One word that has no answer sometimes. Why. Tonight, it has no answer. A beautiful little girl, just 6 years old, has left … Continue reading

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Tomorrow.

We have all said it. “I’ll do it tomorrow.” “We will go tomorrow.” Well, what if you aren’t granted tomorrow. What if today is the last tomorrow you will have? I can hear you now, this woman has finally cracked, … Continue reading

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Godspeed, Steven

The world lost a young man today. A family lost an integral part. Steven had beaten cancer – but his body couldn’t withstand another fight. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends tonight as they search for … Continue reading

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Respect.

Quick blog post tonight – but its been on my mind. Respect. I know, I know, typing it like that immediately put Aretha Franklin’s song in your mind. But turn off the mental soundtrack for a couple of minutes. I … Continue reading

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One year.

365 days. A short time, really. In this case it seems so. One year ago today, I published my first blog. I took that first step. Who knew? One year later, here I am, a college student. Something I always … Continue reading

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