Tag Archives: children

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I hope everyone had a happy Easter. This year was different for my husband and I. Sunday morning we slept in later than usual and still woke up tired. Our daughter wasn’t able to make it home. I couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Letter to my Daughter

I knew you before I met you. That’s how this precious, undefinable thing called motherhood works. I should have known you would be a night owl, you were born an hour before the clock struck midnight. The next morning as … Continue reading

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a wonderment

  In the same way I knew it was time to pack up his room years ago, I always thought I would know when the time was right for me. And somehow through the universe I sensed that our son … Continue reading

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The Warrior and the Human

We stand.  Side by side.  Sometimes I follow.  Others I lead. This sounds a bit cliche’.  Rehearsed.  I tried to think of other fresh ways to say it, but this encapsulates my truest ideals as to where I am and how … Continue reading

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A HOUSE IS JUST A HOUSE

  Grandma Moses stated it best when she said – Life is what we make of it, always has been, always will be.  Lately life has been challenging for my husband and I to live it, though. We are currently several … Continue reading

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365 GIFTS

  While pondering what I wanted for my birthday this year, I realized that as I enter the second half of my fiftieth decade, (WHHAATT!) I don’t want one singular gift…I want 365 gifts!  Gifts of all kinds, from all … Continue reading

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THE PEAK SEASON

  I will not tread lightly into this season of my life.  The middle season.  Between the sunrise and the sunset.  The peak season, nestled amongst the dark and the light.  I will be steadfast, enveloped by a consciousness of … Continue reading

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