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Once Upon a Time – I Wrote a Short Story. And It Was Amazing.

By way of background – I have kind of an obsession with the musical Wicked.  Love, love, love it. I have the soundtrack, and know most of the songs by heart – and when I go see it, it’s very … Continue reading

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Opinions Are Like …. 

You know the rest. We all have them, and they can be uniquely ours. And we should rejoice if we live in a society that allows us to share them with others.  Lots of time, people will fall back on … Continue reading

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On Community. And Faith

Not that kind of faith. Faith in our children.  This morning, I had plans to go watch my nephew play what could possibly be his last soccer game of his high school career. I can’t believe our Mikey is a … Continue reading

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On Blessings

I finished the tree skirt. Finally, after a month, it is done. And I love it. Cardinals are a thing with our family and this just … fits. And as I look at it, I know I want to write. … Continue reading

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Dust in the Air

Sitting in the silence Watching her sleep Her hair, not yet white Gray Memories all around me That chair, this table Pictures on the wall Unchanged The silence is comfortable Unique No need to pretend Because it is home  I … Continue reading

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The Hardest Things

At some point in your life, you come to understand that there will be things that you learn are necessary but hurtful  Watching your children hurt, and knowing you have to let them, is one of those things.  As a … Continue reading

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On Thanksgiving and Puppies and Old Age

I have so many things in my life to be thankful for.  There’s the easy stuff – my family, my health, my friends.  There’s the stuff that’s harder to define – the things that you have to work for but … Continue reading

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