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The Impermanence of Life

The older I get, the more I find the need to hold on loosely to whatever I have. If I hold onto things too tightly, I have more difficulty letting them go when it is time, or when they are … Continue reading

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Keep Going as Long as You Can

This is a hard time of the year. The holidays with all of their magic and fun are over, and we are left with cleaning up and putting away. Winter has settled in, with many parts of the country having … Continue reading

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Let the Words of My Mouth Be Acceptable

This week in our country we have witnessed an almost miracle; the return to civility. The death of George H.W. Bush, America’s 41st President, made most people stop the negativity and reflect on the life and legacy of this man … Continue reading

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What Difference Does a Year Make?

Mike and I travel to St. Maarten on Saturday, to see how our precious island has recovered from Hurricane Irma. We will be there for the first anniversary of the hurricane, September 6. We lived through that hurricane and want … Continue reading

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Managing Expectations

We all have expectations, although perhaps we should not. Expectations that are not met can result in us being disappointed. A friend of mine states, “Expect Nothing, and you won’t be disappointed!” (Credit to Jennifer; last name omitted to protect … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Life

Most of us have just finished celebrating the 4th of July, and time with family and friends. Since the holiday fell in the middle of the week, many could not travel for there was only one day of the holiday, … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to my Other Mothers

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and those who have “mothered” others.  Some reading this have biological children, and some mothered others, without labor pains and delivery! You are all valuable beyond words. I have had both, and I treasure … Continue reading

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