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Death and a ‘hill of beans’ …


Her husband and son, and other family members are grieving her loss in their own and different ways. But, it is redundant to say that – I miss my friend… Continue reading

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Choose or Lose | 365 to One


… the time will pass anyways! Whether we put it to good use or not; whether we pursue our goals/dreams or not; and whether we recognize that it’s passing or not – the time … will pass! Continue reading

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Transcending Christmas


He laid on his back and twisted one way, then the next … struggling to find a seemingly comfortable position amidst the dirt and gravel that was part of his ‘work station’. A scrawny looking fellow, with gray hairs at … Continue reading

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There WE go; but for Grace


I stumbled out of bed as the sound of the alarm pierced the early Saturday morning silence. It was going to be a long day, with lots to do – but first, I needed coffee. I already knew there was … Continue reading

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Parenting Skills 101: Spare the ‘rod’ | Spoil the child?


“He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.” Proverbs 13:24 [KJV] If you disobey school rules you are likely to be sent to detention, suspended or expelled. On the job; if you … Continue reading

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The Unseen hands…


Christmas gatherings It was a wonderful Christmas party – the food was great; the decorations simple – but exquisite; you may even have gotten a present or two; and the music was nice. You left feeling satisfied (hopefully not having had too … Continue reading

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I Don’t Wash My Clothes


Ok Ok – let me correct that: I don’t wash my OWN clothes. Gotcha! Years ago, as a youngster, I didn’t have much clothes. Not surprising really, since I was the last child for a single mother of four. As … Continue reading

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