Tag Archives: Family

The Missing Link

Unless you are under 15, the title immediately conjured a vision of that little lady with glasses from the game show of the same name, and her voice rang through your brain. I wish I had something that innocuous on … Continue reading

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“Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men”

My title is from a poem by Robert Burns called “To A Mouse”, although many don’t recall that fact even though they are very familiar with the above line. It is usually indicative of something that has been planned that … Continue reading

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100 Years

100 Years. One Century. 1200 months. 5200 weeks. 36,500 days. However you want to look at it, a LONG time. Our current view of the world is directly time centered. Its been so many hours, days, weeks, months, years since … 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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Curve Balls (it IS October)

Yes, it is October. That time of year when the United States baseball fans’ thoughts turn to the World Series. I guess the title is rather arrogant, since we haven’t ever really invited the world to play. I believe the … Continue reading

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Compassion

Sometimes I shouldn’t read what shows up in the text box before I start typing. “What’s on my mind?” Hmmmmm. It’s very easy to say what’s on my mind. Compassion. The meaning: “a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for … Continue reading

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Some cancer isn’t physical

Not much on my mind today – but there are so many things going on in the world right now! Those of you who have been with me for the past 13 months know how I feel about cancer. You … 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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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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No words seem adequate

Yesterday, we celebrated 30 years with my very special son, Ryan. Until about 6 pm, when the celebration stopped short. A dear friend posted an unspoken prayer request. I requested she text me. The text I got stopped me in … Continue reading

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