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Santa’s Mixed Bag

It is just over a week until Christmas.  Like most R.W.’s, I’ve been hurtling towards the big day on Warp 10 Overdrive for several weeks.  I haven’t had any available time to write, and for someone who finds sanity in … Continue reading

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Self-Prescribed Time Out

Yikes. Turmoil. Lots of it, and we are all carrying it around with us. Not only of course is there turmoil at a national and international level, but there’s plenty of turmoil in our personal lives. It doesn’t matter what it … Continue reading

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Supposed to be Easier

My son asked me the other night if life was easier and less stressful when I was a teenager than it is now?  I thought about it and told him that I didn’t think life was easier, we had our … 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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Roughly Translated…

We live in a world of cyberslang, internet acronyms, and a whole generation of youth who communicate via abbreviations, meme’s and emoji’s. Somewhere along the way, a new language emerged, full of LOL, BRB and YOLO. Nothing makes me feel … Continue reading

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Mind Map

A couple of weeks ago, the Huffington Post shared an image and brief story about how a man had asked his wife to draw, or write down, everything that was going on in her mind. I find it a little … Continue reading

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Giving Care

Due to curiosity and a bit of a hunch, I did some research (aka Google search), and according to the U.S. Census, the population of people aged 65 and over is somewhere around 34 million. The population of people aged … Continue reading

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