Category Archives: Faith

Devil, Thy Name is Hurry

I’m in a hurry to get things done I rush and rush until life’s no fun*   Or until I slam my finger in a locked car door. That brought my hurry up life to a screeching halt about 2 … Continue reading

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#maemae

It’s finally happened for me. After what seems like a lifetime of waiting and waiting I am FINALLY a grandmother! The majority of my friends and one of my sisters are all grandmothers before me, and they all had the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Mojo

It’s the weekend before Thanksgiving and I’m sitting down to take a deep breath before all the crazy starts. Crazy in a good way, of course. Right? My beautiful fall candle is burning a festive fragrance and the afternoon shadows … Continue reading

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I Like Hope

I like hope. The real kind. The kind that gives comfort during these uneasy times of politicians shouting crazy. The kind that helps me hang on when I see another bombing in a far away city, or one even closer … Continue reading

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What Now (Part 2)

As promised, dear friends, here is part 2 of What Now. How can we move on and upward following one of life’s hardest transitions? I will share this with you: it is of vital importance that you learn to do … Continue reading

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What Now? (Part 1)

Move in day is over. All the dorm stuff that had been clogging every orifice of your home is now safely ensconced at the dorm/apartment where your child resides. You lived through the final good-byes and the quiet ride home. … Continue reading

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Peeling Off Childhood

My baby is getting married in three months. Our nest will truly be empty. It’s such a weird thought. Presently, he works in New York during the week. On Thursday night, he comes back to our old farmhouse and all … Continue reading

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