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Dads…

Growing up I thought of my dad as the strongest, bravest man I knew.  I felt completely protected by him.  I remember one night we were all sitting in the family room and my mom heard a noise in the … 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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Helping Hand

The other day I drove up to the light at the corner of my street and was sitting in line waiting to make my turn.  I was looking around and noticed that cars were moving really slowly through the light … Continue reading

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Holding Hands

When my kids were little holding hands seemed so natural.  I didn’t want them running off in public and getting lost and they felt safer close by in crowds. But nothing lasts forever and as they grow up the times … Continue reading

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Bursting with Pride

        Yesterday was a double “small moments” day for me. First, I started off at my oldest son’s class play, The Sword in the Stone. They had to create all the scenery on their own and came up with their own … Continue reading

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Filet Mignon

You may be asking why I would name this post Filet Mignon. For those of you who are hungry I figured you would keep reading.  LOL My story centers around a filet mignon and appreciation.  Weird combo, right! It all started several … Continue reading

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Outstanding Teacher

Do you remember a teacher that impacted your life the most?  One that you were inspired by?  One that took you under their wing and guided you? A teacher you will never forget! Several months ago, I received an email … Continue reading

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Memories of Childhood

                         When you were a kid did you ever lie on your lawn and feel the grass tickle your arms with the blades of grass as you looked up at the passing clouds?  Did you ever try and figure out … Continue reading

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Thank You!

A few weeks back I was sitting in the audience of my  son’s middle school band concert waiting for it to start.  A friend stopped by to talk.  She was talking to me about the damage she had during this past winter.  Almost … Continue reading

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