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25
May

Rock Me Mama

Rock Me Mama* Any way you feel Mother’s Day has come and gone and, along with it, a load of wilted flowers and gushing sentiments. Don’t…

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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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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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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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20
Jan

Will you still need me?

I’m darn near sixty-four  In 1967 when the Beatles launched this cheeky hit song, the only 64-year-old I knew was my grandmother and she was decidedly…

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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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25
Nov

Use Your Words

Tell me what you need. The wee lad was having a spectacular meltdown and clearly testing the limits of a passenger’s fraying patience. Can’t she do…

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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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