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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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stories

The art of storytelling is as simple and complicated as it is to care for another human being. Or ourselves. Stories grow and evolve just like us. While part of the story remains static, change is happening all around. Like … Continue reading

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RAISE YOUR VOICE

Raising my voice on behalf of our disabled son came naturally – I was his mother. His dad and I saw his disability rights as basic human rights. So we spoke his name along with our names on behalf of … Continue reading

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This mighty little poem is for all (women) – both young, mature and cozily in between. It’s for the women fighting a physical or mental illness, the ones that are physically or emotionally abused, the ones trying to find their … Continue reading

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Being PRESENT

soul ~ noun the spiritual principle embodied in human beings a person’s total self a moving spirit We are souls. We have souls. Of all kinds, shapes, sizes and depths. Lost ones too. Me. I’m an old soul. With Easter right … Continue reading

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on becoming

  April is National Poetry Month. I knoww! Calm down everyone. I’m laughing – picturing some of you yawning at this dazzling announcement that’s probably going to turn your weekend plans upside down, right? That’s OK. I get it. However, … Continue reading

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Done and DONE!

Laptop down. Reading glasses down. Folder down. Bottoms up!!! Sometimes when we reflect back on the way our life story unfolds it’s nothing short of serendipitous! Minutes before I finished working on the last insert for the book, Sam arrived … 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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