Tag Archives: life

And the Good News Is

It was one year ago today that I published my most recent blog. It was my birthday, and I was trying to put a light, humorous spin on turning yet another year older. Publicly, I was trying to smile and be … Continue reading

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It’s the Journey That Matters

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ernest Hemingway This past weekend I attended yet another funeral–this one for a good man who fought a long, … Continue reading

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My Little Bitties: Part II

With one day of spring break behind me (and only one more day of spring break ahead of me), I am already starting to feel refreshed and rejuvenated and even a little relaxed.  I really needed this time off (probably … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Makes Me Crazy

It was bad enough that I had to make a trip to the local Wal-Mart on a Saturday afternoon–not exactly how I wanted to spend my day off.  Even worse, it was the first Saturday of the month, which would … Continue reading

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What I Really Want to Say

I seldom say what’s really on my mind.  It’s not that I lie; I frequently just don’t say anything at all.  Sometimes I remain quiet because I just don’t think of the right thing to say in the appropriate amount … Continue reading

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Little Girl Days of Long Ago

I know I’m getting older, and my memory certainly isn’t what it used to be, but I’m pretty sure (in fact, I’m almost positive) that once upon a time, a long, long, LONG time ago, I used to be a little girl who did … Continue reading

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Except When Milk Comes Out of My Nose

‘Tis the day–in fact, the season–of giving thanks for all the goodness in our lives.  Like so many others this Thanksgiving Day, I am grateful for the family and friends who enrich my life in so many magical ways, just … Continue reading

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The Heebie-Jeebies!

I am typically not easily frightened.  I’m not afraid of the dark, I don’t mind being home alone, and I find most horror movies to be ridiculous in their unbelievability.  I am also not easily disgusted.  After all, I’ve raised … Continue reading

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I Believe

I believe in truth, justice, and the American way.  I believe in the love of family, the comfort of friends, and the loyalty of labrador retrievers.  I believe in freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom to make my … Continue reading

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Thirty-Five Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

Of course, I’m not implying that you want to know 35 things about me; in fact, I realize that some people may have already stopped reading.  For the remaining brave souls (and for those who just didn’t have anything better to … Continue reading

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