Monthly Archives: September 2013

Why Fall Enlivens Us

  I love this time of year (could my birthday have anything to do with this? Yes.) The weather cools and we get the much needed chance to take stock. Crisp air cleanses our environment and falling leaves of oranges, … Continue reading

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September 17th

This Tuesday began early when my phone buzzed, my cat walked on my head as a reminder to feed her, and a dozen roses were delivered to my door. The phone calls, texts, emails and Facebook birthday wishes began pouring … Continue reading

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Why we keep going…

Why we keep going….

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What A Long Walk Can Do

Saturday, on a long and introspective stroll, I came to the conclusion that my life has taken me exactly where I belong. That may sound less than momentous, but with this determination, comes the full weight of personal responsibility (incorporating … Continue reading

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KIDS!

I’ve always had a soft spot for kids. I suppose what I did not receive as a child, I took on as a mission for other young people. Much of my life has been devoted to children in some regard. … Continue reading

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Dad’s Turn

Dad felt like a soft breeze, a hug, a kind word. He treated me as though I was a precious, beautiful offering. With him, I felt safe and loved. I have very dark eyes which he called black cherries, but … Continue reading

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Keeping Mom Alive

My relationship with my mom was deep and far reaching. When housed within someone’s body for 9 months,  you get to know one another from a most primal perspective. I felt our attachment the moment she laid eyes on me. Even … Continue reading

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