Category Archives: friends

Pride – We Fight On

Every year when June rolls around, I’m hopeful I can write about how the United States has grown on LGBTQ issues, and acceptance has replaced tolerance when speaking of, and living with, one another. We all know this is not … Continue reading

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Realistic Goals

Two weeks in to the Weight Watchers Freestyle, and I have learned a few things about portion control, about carbs, about protein – but mostly I’ve been learning about me. II know myself well enough to know I am not … Continue reading

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Choose Love

My 50th High School reunion is coming up next year.  The chatter around this has made me a bit nostalgic, but not so nostalgic that I can’t distance myself from what is a hazy memory, and what is, in fact, … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Teenagers…

I spent as much time as I could with my 14 -year-old granddaughter last weekend.  She lives in Northern California, and I hadn’t seen her in about 2 years. We’ve talked and done the Facetime thing, but I haven’t had … Continue reading

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And So We Begin – Again.

I haven’t written on this blog since 2017.  This week I got a message from someone who found my blog, read a few of my pieces, and wrote to tell me that I’ve inspired him.  He’s just come out, and … Continue reading

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Some Random Thanksgiving Thoughts

You know how you sit around a Thanksgiving table and someone inevitably forces you to say what you’re thankful for? I hate that. The moment the thankfulness begins, I feel my stomach start to reject all the food I just … Continue reading

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If you vote for Donald Trump – Own It.

So, what happens after the winner is determined in this preposterous presidential election? Where do we all fit into the scope of what is now The United States of America? We’re certainly not united, nor are we even on the … Continue reading

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