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Straight from heaven – a message from Dad

Given the current climate of our country, and our world, anxiety seems pretty high these days. I know I am not alone. For me, I can toss in mid-life adjustments, family circumstances and an insanely busy schedule to the big … Continue reading

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On being gentle and kind

“Life is fragile…handle with prayer.” – Harold B. Lee I believe I was about 13 years-old when my mother made an embroidery sampler using the above quote. It hung in a frame and I must’ve looked at that piece a … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from a wet paper

“The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day.” – Wayne Gretzky Every morning, I talk to my dad and tell him how much I miss him. On Sundays, Thursdays and Fridays, … Continue reading

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A quick note to say thanks…

  Gratitude is the music of the heart, when its chords are swept by the breeze of kindness.  ~Author Unknown Just taking a quick moment to thank you all so very much for your support. As many of you know, I … Continue reading

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Playing in the sandbox

“I think when I was two years old in the sandbox. I think I formulated my basic philosophy there, and I haven’t really had to alter it very much ever since.” – Boyd Rice My oldest son has been out of … Continue reading

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Forward Motion

A year ago at this time, we watched my Dad steadily decline, succumbing to the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease. The good days were becoming good moments, and those moments were few and far between. Watching him go downhill was so difficult. … Continue reading

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A-A-Achoo!

Yep – that was me sneezing when I caught the inch of dust that had settled on my blog spot! I haven’t written anything on this page in almost a year. Wow. A year. Well, I’d like to say that … Continue reading

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