Category Archives: Hometown

Sprinkle Kindness

For far too many reasons; some I understand, some I do not…  I am not a Holiday person. I have great memories of Holidays spent with cousins, Aunts, Uncles, Mother, Dad, a brother, sharing food and laughter and traditions that … Continue reading

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A Birthday Gift for Annie.

For her Birthday my friend Ann asked that we spend some time loving someone who is difficult for us to love. She said we didn’t have to forgive or hang out with them – she just wanted us to think … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Let’s Not Forget What It’s All About.

  Memorial Day is the American Holiday observed on the last Monday of May, It honors the men and women who died while serving in war or while otherwise serving in the United States Military. Originally called Decoration Day, it … Continue reading

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Regrets – I’ve had a Few…

I’ve been introduced to Bronnie Ware and her book: “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying,” – which in turn has introduced me once again to my life. Bronnie Ware is a palliative nurse in Australia who has spent several … Continue reading

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A Life Lived Long Ago

I found out yesterday that a friend of mine had died. He was a friend from long ago from a life that was lived with lies and deceit – but also with love and laughter. My friend was a part … Continue reading

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The road up and the road down is one and the same

My emotions have been running the gamut since my mother passed away on November 11. I can go from feeling perfectly happy to anger and feeling just down-right morose in a matter of seconds. Granted, I have always had the … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A and the Gay Oreo Cookie.

I just spent a week in the bosom of my family – not by choice – but because my mother passed away suddenly and I went home to honor her memory and lay her to rest beside her Mother and … Continue reading

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