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July Twenty-ninth; Depression Doesn’t Discriminate

Some days can be a struggle. I am long overdue for a trip to hike the mountain, but today is supposed to be one of the hottest days of the summer. I could probably handle it, as long as I … Continue reading

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Just That Easy

  Eighteen days. I am eighteen days away from his being gone four years. Eighteen days from four years of hearing the sounds of that big truck pulling in. Eighteen days from four years of not hearing that diesel engine, … Continue reading

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January Twenty-fifth; A New Peace

 I am sitting here, waiting on the morning call from my mother, enjoying my coffee and listening to the rain falling outside.  I’ve also been visiting the many blogs that I follow. Every one with something to  share. Every one, … Continue reading

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Sadness in the Learning

Broken. In the process of writing one post, I found out information about an event that happened here recently. For those who do not know, I live on a one lane, dead end, dirt road. I grew up here. I … Continue reading

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November Twenty-sixth; Being Thankful in a Really Weird Year

I’ll admit, I’m struggling with this. When this year began, I along with the rest of the world, had no idea what we would be facing. Nearly everything we have known, everything we have routinely done was taken away from … Continue reading

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Day 328; Footnotes on Triggers

No, not the kind on guns or bombs. This is about emotional triggers.  Back in 1989 when Hurricane Hugo came through our area of North Carolina, it not only caused a lot of physical damage, it left me with a … Continue reading

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November Fourth; World and Worry Weary

 Every morning  since the end of March and I was laid off from my job, my mother has called me. Sometimes more than once a day, but at least, every morning. It is her way of greeting and beginning the … Continue reading

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October Twenty- in a year of don’t be surprised

My mother often offered the safe advice of “Never ask what’s next, because then you are asking for trouble.” With the way this year has been going, I try not to even think that because it would encourage what has … Continue reading

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October Eleventh- Sunday Morning Coming Down

I have grown so accustomed to the falling acorns, I didn’t even hear the rain falling during the night.From the appearance of my yard, it has been falling for a while. Both my front and back yards look like swamp … Continue reading

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