Author Archives: Jan Morrill

The Happiest Place

Many of you don’t know that Steve is a beautiful writer. When he read the following journal entry to me last night, I asked him if I could post it on my blog. May 27, 2019 After a long day … Continue reading

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Motherhood

Several days ago, I decided to finally start going through boxes I’d retrieved from a storage barn in Tulsa months before. Those boxes had been in that barn for almost 15 years. So, in all honesty, I thought about throwing … Continue reading

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A Spiritual Renewal

I’ve been thinking for some time about unfriending myself from Facebook, due to the many things I’ve come to dislike about it: Lots of fake news that too many people continue to believe and worse, pass along to others who … Continue reading

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A Long Way to Go

I had a conversation with a dear friend recently, and learned (with surprise) that she believes “whites should marry whites and blacks should marry blacks.” Being the child of a mixed race couple, I asked, “Does that also mean you … Continue reading

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Olfactory Time Machine

Have you ever had the unexpected arrival of a scent trigger a memory? Take you back to another time? It’s 40 degrees and drizzly outside–not very conducive to grilling steaks. So, we decided to broil them inside instead. As the … Continue reading

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