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The Next Good Thing

We women are trained to be Queen Copers. Granted, some of us are better at coping than others, but for the most part we all do the best we can.  We can all identify with this definition of Cope: Verb, … Continue reading

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Waiting for Rosie

When I was a young girl, I liked to watch reruns of The Jetsons with my brother.  At the time, the space-age futuristic inventions and contraptions fascinated me and seemed impossibly cool. I thought they could never happen. While I watched … Continue reading

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How About Now?

During my usual morning routine today, with my brain running through my classic million or so worries, ponderings and plannings, I paused to flip open a lovely little book given to me by one of my RW BFFs last year: … Continue reading

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Dear Me

Last night I enjoyed reading a well-written short article in the latest issue of AARP Magazine. I will now pause while you all snicker and chuckle over me admitting to not only receiving, but reading, AARP magazine.  Yeah, I know, … Continue reading

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When It’s Ok to Not Know

My son is a Sophomore in high school. Which means he is caught in that odd transition between being a kid and being an adult. And I’m in that odd transition of wishing he was still my little boy, and … Continue reading

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As Luck Will Have It

“Let’s go this way.” “What is it?” “What’s what?” “What?” “What’s what?” Sigh. “I don’t know.” This was a conversation I overheard this weekend between a nurse and an older woman resident at the Nursing Facility where my brother lives. … Continue reading

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Miles of Moments

“Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.”  – Rose Kennedy My son finished his first year in Middle School today. Tomorrow he turns 13. The next day, my husband and I will commemorate our 15th wedding anniversary.  In … Continue reading

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