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Good Memories and a Smile

“Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies.” Author Unknown Looking out the kitchen window, I watched my two granddaughters playing basketball with their uncles – my sons. It wasn’t too long ago that I’d watch my boys out that … Continue reading

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Glitter-covered First of the Last

All that glitters… Our dining table is a disaster. We bought it twenty years ago, when our family expanded from four to six. It has seen numerous dinners and holidays and homework projects. The finish is ruined. There are dots … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001 – I Will Never Forget

But when I saw her again, we were different women than when we earlier stood talking in front of the preschool. September 11, 2001 It was one of the most beautiful September mornings I can remember. The sky was crystal … Continue reading

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Memory Lane Meets Abbey Road

When the Beatles made their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, I was a toddler. It would be a few years before I truly understood who and what the Beatles were, and how they impacted our lives musically. And, who … Continue reading

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Giving thanks and Christmas goodies

This holiday season has been a challenge for me. Because of its ups and downs, I have incorporated into my daily routine a moment to stop and give thanks in all things. I am here to tell you, of all … Continue reading

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