Tag Archives: Christmas

THE PROFOUNDNESS OF A DASH

Preston Edward Draper, July 19, 1983 – December 20, 2006.  The simple yet profound mark between his birth and death is known as the dash.  Its intention is clear and to the point, it denotes the space between the beginning … Continue reading

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The Music of Acceptance

This post is dedicated to the memory of our son, Preston, who loved music.  And life. Several months ago, I watched the Glee episode honoring actor, Corey Monteith through his character, Finn Hudson.  Yes, I’m a gleek. I happen to … Continue reading

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Illuminating J-O-Y

We are in the home run stretch of building our “Not So Empty Nest.”  Can I get an amen!!!  We will be moving out of our rental at the end of January.  Which translated, means…it’s crunch time!  Due to all … Continue reading

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