Category Archives: My Life

Father’s Day

Photos of my dad and I. Seventeen years since he’s been gone. I miss him more as time goes on. ❤ Happy Father's Day to all you fine men taking an active interest in your children's lives. Any man can … Continue reading

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I’m Late! I’m Late! For A Very Important Date!

Like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, I find myself late to the party once again! And like Mr. Rabbit, I am often chasing time to keep pace with everything going on. A quick apology to all my friends … Continue reading

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Wednesday Whine: Getting One’s Finger Out of One’s Butt

The first part of this week’s Wednesday Whine is a love letter to all of my followers: you are wonderful and I treasure each of you. It may not seem that way based on my spotty response lately to those … Continue reading

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My Grandmother’s Hands

I want to thank the lovely Holistic Wayfarer at A Holistic Journey for asking me to guest blog on her site on the topic of beauty. When she first approached me about the topic, my grandmother’s hands immediately popped into … Continue reading

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SEASONS

To everything there is a season… And a time for every purpose under heaven. ~ Ecclesiastes 3:1 Ralph Evans was a new breed of pastor. He didn’t stand on ceremony and he was committed to reaching out to youth. The … Continue reading

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Cruising with Mickey, Donald & Pluto

Greetings, Mousketeers! Are my ears on straight? Is my hair neat, smooth and clean? Is my pleated skirt just so? Are my bobbysocks straight and my patent leather shoes shiny and bright? I hope so! Annette Funicello might have been … Continue reading

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What I Learned During my Blog-Free Vacation

“Okay, boys and girls, shut up and face the front of the room. Class is about to begin.” After a week’s vacation, it was our first day back to blogging at Saint WordPress Academy. The threatening demeanor of the much … Continue reading

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The Power of Friendship

Firstly, I’d like to thank the wonderful Kate Loveton for asking me to guest post on her blog. Some of you may know that Kate and I have a friendship that transcends blogging and writing, she’s my closest friend, confidant … Continue reading

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Out of Working Order

To all my readers, friends, fellow bloggers, this is a brief post to let you know that I am taking a week off from blogging. I declare this the start of a blog-free vacation! While I won’t be swinging in … Continue reading

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Why We Write Our Stories

This past week I took a risk and wrote a short story that I’d been thinking about for some time but had been reluctant to tackle. The story, Novocain, dealt with a subject no one likes to discuss: the sexual … Continue reading

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