Category Archives: life

Conversation with my son..

                   Have you ever read parents’ letters to their sons or daughters that they have posted on social media?  Some of the letters are quite beautifully written.  Things that I wish I … Continue reading

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Mom’s Affirmation

How a dream can help you feel that your mom approves. Continue reading

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Kindness… Love…

Sometimes it is hard to see kindness and love in a world that is changing before our eyes.  I don’t watch a lot of television but I do see the news on the internet through some media outlets.  The stories are scary, … Continue reading

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Living Life

I have a quick story to tell you.  I was sitting at the kitchen table with my youngest son the other day.  We were talking about school and life in general. The best time to get the most information from … Continue reading

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Endings… Beginnings..

It has been almost 5 months since my last blog post.  I have found it hard over that time to find the small moments in a day to write about.  When I started this blog I vowed to myself that … Continue reading

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Hard Not to Smile!

I was sitting in the hospital waiting room waiting for my name to be called to get blood work done on Wednesday. I was looking around at the other people sitting in the waiting room wondering what their stories were. I have learned over the … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day & Special Rings

Mother’s Day is often a glass half empty – glass half full kind of day.  I lost my mom 18 years ago, I was 28 years old. I wasn’t married at the time and I hadn’t started my family yet.  So … Continue reading

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Bike Riding

My sons are finally both old enough that we can take family bike rides and not lose one due to heat, tiredness, or boredom.  I have been waiting for this moment for a long time. Yesterday was Memorial Day and … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Surprise

A few weeks ago, a friend I know challenged those who read her blog and like to be critical of her life to try and put their stories out there.  It got me thinking. I had never thought about writing my own … Continue reading

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