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Filling Our Sacks

As children, we are filled with wonder at how Santa could possibly fit toys and gifts for all good girls and boys into just one sack. Surely that bag must be magic and bottomless. And for him to be strong … Continue reading

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What’s Your Sign?

I’m not sure how much I believe about spirits, hauntings, and messages from those who have passed on. I tend to think almost anything is possible, but since I’ve never really experienced any paranormal activity personally (and I’m ok with … Continue reading

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Gold Medal Reality

Ah, the twists, the turns, the speed, the jumps, the split-second decisions… could be the Olympics, or could be a day in the life of the average woman. Ok, I suppose that’s a stretch. I mean, we’ve all seen Simone … Continue reading

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Uncharted

Last week, as I drove through a neighboring town, I noticed a man walking his dog out of a ballpark area. I remembered that I had heard from someone that there were walking trails somewhere behind that ballpark, yet I … Continue reading

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It’s Not Alright

Since the news broke of the tragedy in Orlando, I haven’t known what to say. Imagine that. Me, the wordy one, at a loss.  Tributes, emotional pleas, and tirades have flowed across social media and the news. I have not … Continue reading

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I Can, Because They Did

I took a real, honest-to-goodness, day off today. Like so many other real women, this is a rarity. I’m usually running around trying to play the game of beat the clock, fitting far too much into my day. (My siblings … Continue reading

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A Perfect Storm of Perseverance

We all have someone in our lives who is just a bit more unique, more challenging, and more special than most others. For me, that person is my oldest brother. He is the Perfect Storm of health challenges and disability. … Continue reading

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