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January Twenty First; On This Your Day My Son

Happy birthday my son, my rock. When I think back, I had pretty much decided that I would never know the feeling of having someone call me mom. I would never feel a small hand holding mine, never get those … Continue reading

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January Thirteenth; The Most Important Preparation

Smoke from the wood stove is drifting low through the woods out back while the sun tries to shine through the cloud covering. The temperature is just above freezing according to the computer so the dogs are curled up in … Continue reading

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January Eleventh Considering Self and Self Help Articles

Reading self help articles can be entertaining but also confusing. As I was waiting for my mother’s morning call, which isn’t coming for a while as I finally remembered she has an appointment with her doctor, I was reading through … Continue reading

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January Eighth; Footnotes Thoughts on Aging

What have I done? Obviously I am not as strong as I once was and try to believe I still am. Either that or I simply moved the wrong way. Which ever move was responsible, my lower back is letting … Continue reading

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January Seventh; New Thoughts on First Steps and Memories

Memories and continued new first steps. The following was written on June seventh of 2017. Over the course of passing time, I have faced many various types of days. The days like the following when I was still working to … Continue reading

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January Fifth; Best Laid Plans and Late Bloomers

Which was having none, or so I thought. I watched my son leave for work this morning as I poured a cup of coffee. Today, I had nowhere I needed to be. I was going to sit here enjoying my … Continue reading

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January Second…Page Two, The Not So Hidden Food for Betterment

Hidden nourishment? I always feed the outside cats on the back steps, but its raining. Not heavily, but enough that eventually the dry would become soup. When I took food out to them, I carried the dish part way across … Continue reading

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Day one; Footnotes Vignettes of the Day, Prayers For the Night

And so it has begun. This first day of the new year is working its way toward being over. It has not been boring, though it did not go as I had hoped and planned. But then, it is those … Continue reading

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December Thirty-first, Looking Back With Realization

I’m sitting here once again, alternating between watching the sun play hide and seek behind the clouds and the cats playing out back. Slash the cat is back this morning and he was starving. I’m also contemplating this past year … Continue reading

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Day352; Footnotes of Blue Christmas Feelings

Memories and inner strength. The last few weeks, I’ve been dealing with grief and sadness. Feelings that tend to rear up every so often and make themselves known. Today was the perfect day for those emotions. It was dark and … Continue reading

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