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31
Mar

I love you

Just the way you are How many times have we tried to change, dismiss, exaggerate, or disguise parts of ourselves to fit in or earn a…

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24
Mar

I didn’t see this coming

C'est la vie ma chérie. There is an elderly woman in my French Conversation class. I enjoy partnering with Marie because she has lived most of…

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31
Jan

Of a Certain Age

Of a Certain Age Maturity is a moving target. I don’t remember when or where I heard these words, but clearly they were intended for me.…

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13
Jan

Resolve to Evolve

In your own good time. I enjoyed making resolutions. My list of lofty goals to create a brand new me was primed and ready for the…

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24
Dec

Joy to the World

Joy to the World Joy to all the boys and girls. As a mother of five, I’ve attended my fair share of holiday school concerts, every…

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02
Dec

I Can Fix This Myself

How’s that working for you? What would we do without those who have a knack, not to mention tool kits stocked full of hard-earned skills, for…

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18
Nov

Can’t Buy Me Love

It’s not for sale. I’m having a good giggle. My dear husband came home late last evening with a bouquet of wilted gas-station carnations. “I’m so…

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03
Feb

Don’t try drowning your sorrows

They know how to swim Toss back a glass or a bottle (whatever it takes) and watch troubles sink deep down into the brink. Out of…

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28
Oct

Get a Second Opinion

Anyone’s but your own. My friend Maude finally agreed to see her doctor after months of ignoring the symptoms. She asked me to come along for…

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25
Sep

If It’s Your Job to Eat a Frog

It’s best to do it first thing in the morning – Mark Twain I’m glad it’s not my job. Most anything sounds better than eating a…

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