Category: remembering

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Until Further Notice

Dear Self, I am writing this during the second week of “social distancing;” an attempt to help our world get a bit of control over the Covid-19 virus. It is imperative that we all...

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Strength in the Struggle

I had lunch last week with four very special ladies.  Altogether their years on this earth equaled 371. It was a sad occasion that brought us all together; one of their dear friends had...

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Reinventing Traditions

When our youngest son and his fiancé (now wife) began planning their wedding this past year, they decided to take a long, hard look at each aspect of both ceremony and reception. Their idea...

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Does Anyone Have a Tissue Handy?

I flipped the calendar to September; it seemed innocent enough. Every year my sister makes an awesome calendar for the whole family, including fun photos of the prior year throughout the pages. Each birthday...

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Father’s Day Without Dad

Last Father’s Day was my first without my Dad being here on this earth to share it with. I was incredibly blessed to have a father who was truly an integral part of my...

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It Makes Total Scents

It happens when I least expect it. A certain waft of fragrance brushes against my nostrils and I am immediately transported to another time and place; bringing to mind whatever past experience is associated...

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Treasures and Trinkets

For the past month we have been combing through countless family treasures at my Mom’s house; deciding which pieces need to stay in the family and which pieces can find a new home. Along...

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[email protected]

February 28, 1988 happened to be warm and sunny, unseasonably so; and since my husband had already taken the week off of work for our child’s birth, he and his buddy decided to go...