Category Archives: Mothers

“Nevertheless, She Persisted.”

These are my thoughts: Feb 8, 2017. “Nevertheless, She Persisted.” If I were to have a gravestone, that’s what I would want engraved on it. In BIG BOLD LETTERS. My mother was a strong, stubborn woman; just not when it … Continue reading

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The Funeral On The Hill

Susan and I went to a funeral yesterday. It’s not something one looks forward to, but a sweet friend had lost her Father, and we wanted to be there to lend our support and love for our friend and her … Continue reading

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Mothers Day Musings…

I was informed by an email awhile back that my family wasn’t a “real” family. The woman who wrote me this email went on to explain that my family couldn’t possibly be a “real” family because I’m a homosexual. God … Continue reading

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A Promise Kept

It’s been two years today since my father passed away.  I’m wondering exactly where those two years went – and more to the point – I’m wondering if I have kept the promises I made to myself as I sat … Continue reading

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Nobody’s Baby

I decided this morning that it was time to clear out my voice mails. You know what I’m talking about – all those calls that go to voice mail and you never listen to them, you just see the number … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day without a Mother.

Mother’s Day – I knew it was coming – The reminders have bombarded my email inbox for a few weeks now.  Proflowers has been reminding me of Mother’s favorite bouquet – and did I know I haven’t sent her any … Continue reading

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Our Lives Are Lived in Moments…

I found out that a classmate of mine from High School passed away last week.  I haven’t seen him since graduation some 42 years ago, but I remember him quite vividly.  He was smart, funny and kind and he was … Continue reading

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