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Barbara Bush and the Fugitive Grandmother

  The news has been filled these last few days with stories of two very different yet similar in some ways, women; the fugitive grandmother and Barbara Bush. I am struck by the stories of these famous women and think … Continue reading

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Are We Lucky or Blessed?

  Lately, I have heard several people say, “I am lucky!” or That was lucky!” Whenever I hear about luck, I want to reply, “What does luck have to do with it?” (Can you hear that song?!) I am not … Continue reading

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Thrive in Spite of Mess, Stress, and Less!

  Isn’t time flying by!?  Our new grandchild, Drew, is already two and a half weeks old, which is unbelievable!  Our oldest grandchild, Mary Grace, just celebrated her thirteenth birthday, and the fact that she is now a teenager is … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Year Makes

One year ago today began a series of events that rocked my world.  The first happened on this day, March 7th in 2017. That event was a serious car accident.  Although it was serious and kept me down for several … Continue reading

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Change and a Wet Baby

Mark Twain had it correct when he said, “The Only One Who Likes Change is a Wet Baby!” Now, some reading this may take issue with the statement.  For, don’t some people like change?  Yes, they do, but we must … Continue reading

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Because Tomorrow Happens in the Blink of an Eye

  This title comes from an advertisement in the November 2017 issue of Southern Living Magazine.  The advertisement is for Kiawah Island.  When reading this back issue earlier today, the title hit me as an apt description for the fast … Continue reading

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Cartagena with Friends; A Delightful Experience!

It is day five of my five-day trip to Cartagena, Colombia with 21 women friends.  I am on our Delta flight headed home, and this is the first time I have opened my computer in 5 days.  I have not … Continue reading

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