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Escaping the Doldrums

I have to admit, weekends aren’t what they used to be. In the past, they were something to look forward to–outings with family or friends, movies, shopping . . . without a mask. But mostly, we looked forward to family … Continue reading

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The Ineffability of a Hug

BEHIND THE SCENES: SETTING: This morning, 6:30. Jan is sitting at her computer. Steve walks in with a cup of coffee. STEVE: Are you going to walk this morning? JAN: No, I’m going to work on a blog. STEVE (Happy … Continue reading

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The “Both/And” of Saying Goodbye

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”   ~ Kahlil Gibran A few weeks ago, on the last day of a memory-filled vacation to Florida, we learned that my son, Adam, got … Continue reading

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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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Month of Thanks Giving: Day 26 (Life Goes On)

On this first Thanksgiving without my mom, thoughts and memories of her will fill all of our hearts and minds. Yesterday, I pulled out several of her favorite recipes, and as I measured flour and sugar, as I chopped pecans … Continue reading

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