Tag Archives: Starting over

The Redhead Made Me Do It

Bad habits…I can’t quit you!!! Let’s face it.  We all have them, but don’t like to acknowledge their existence.  Like that relentless little stain on a favorite shirt we insist on wearing, hoping no one will notice.  Until in front … Continue reading

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An Uncommon Love Story

Today is our wedding anniversary.  My husband, Sam, and I are celebrating thirty- three years of marriage.  Of love and joy.  Struggle and strife.  As I sat down to write this week’s post, what I thought would be easy and … Continue reading

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Reading Between the Lines

I’m not a black and white thinker with most things.  Nor have I ever colored within the lines.  But I’ve always tried to read between them. I call that intuition. Upon meeting someone new, my intuition is like an excited … Continue reading

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Aerating your Lawn: A Metaphor for Life

Last weeks blogpost was heavy…very heavy.  It felt good to release that part of me.  An incremental speck of who I am.  I’ve been called an old soul, philosophical (much to my family’s chagrin at times), and I recently learned … Continue reading

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RAISE THE ROOF!

“We must let go of the life we planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.” Parents are delivered into their empty nest in a multitude of ways, across different spans of place and time.  Some … Continue reading

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“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”

My husband, Sam, had business in Reedville, VA yesterday, and asked me to come along for the ride.  I hesitated at first, thinking of all the things I needed to accomplish.  But of course, spending time with the husband ❤ … Continue reading

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