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13
May

Discovery

Discovery I get the spring ritual. Yank out the dead rot, turn over the soil, and pray for gentle weather to coax the timid tulips out…

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21
Apr

Drop anchor

Pause to plan Sailing in stormy waters can feel exhilarating and nauseous, all at once. It’s just a squall we tell ourselves; we’ll be out of…

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29
Mar

Walk with Me

Walk with Me There was a time that the marker was so far down the road it seemed irrelevant. We chose to focus on what was…

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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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11
Feb

I Didn’t Know What I Didn’t Know

But I thought I did. Years ago I lost a dear friend to addiction. Though she openly shared her struggles with me, I couldn’t understand why…

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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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03
Dec

Pocket News December 2016

Did you feel that? I think the earth moved. There’s a whole lot of change going on in the universe and, ironically, there’s nothing new about…

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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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