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September Fourth; When the Missing, is Not a Thing but..

Someone  Even though I had lost people in my life prior, it took losing my husband for the real understanding to sink in. I loved my grandparents deeply. Our maternal grandparents played a large part in our life growing up. … Continue reading

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Day 232; Footnotes of Knowing Who To Run To When Feeling Afraid

There I was, minding my own business for once, doing my household chores when my phone rang. For probably the third time, mom was calling. I honestly don’t mind though, I’m just glad to still be receiving those calls. She … Continue reading

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July Twenty-eighth- Relationships of the Family Kind

Cut short. This morning as I was writing my morning offering, and just as I was considering whether to lengthen it by expanding what I had written, I received a phone call from mom. She needed to get out of … Continue reading

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Day 134; Footnotes of Missing (out)

 Tomorrow, May 15th, the Jeep group that I am part of will be participating on what is a rather large event. National Go Topless day, the jeeps will be topless. Since the top will not come off my Compass, I … Continue reading

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Day102; Footnotes of a Good Day

 I don’t know. This morning I either saw a ghost cat, yet one more cat among the many, or Mustard, the cat that has been missing for weeks, was in my back yard this morning. I really doubt that it … Continue reading

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Day 83; Footnotes of What, in the Name of Anything, Was I Thinking?

Brain; You know what would be a good thing to do? Body; “No, what?” Brain; “Get busy clearing the garden and yard.” Body; “That does sound like a fun challenge.” Seven hours later…Body; “Brain……you are an idiot.” I will be … Continue reading

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Once upon a Time..Snakes on the Porch

A conversation last night reminded me of this event….and this is, mostly, a real event. Just remember, I am he daughter of a fisherman. Many years ago when my son was still young, I was sitting in this room, minding … Continue reading

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Day 330; Footnotes of Honoring and Remembrance

 Its been a year, how could it have already been a year?  I remember exactly where I was, and what I was doing when I looked up and saw my son standing there with this incredibly sad expression. I knew, … Continue reading

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