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Meeting Noah

When Kim was diagnosed with cancer, some things changed. A lot of things changed. I had to make a decision to move from the very nice house with a pool we were renting after a foreclosure to something that took … Continue reading

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My Worlds Collided and This Fell Out

A couple of weeks ago, we were visited by out of town friends and went to The Joy Bus Cafe for a late breakfast.  (I had the Eggs Benedict…..hands down, the best, because who makes hollandaise at home?)  Seating is … Continue reading

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The View From Where You Are

Mountains seem so far away as you are driving across a valley. Every mile reveals a new perspective and then a thousand more, with each bend in the road. The clouds are never the same, trees obscure your full view, … Continue reading

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Sparking Memories

It has been a long time since Memorial Day didn’t spark some kind of memory for me that was hard to express.  I think I don’t have a problem retelling a story or wrapping some words around a memory….unless it … Continue reading

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Unchartered Territory and Familiar Brick Walls

Today, unlike any day before it, I woke up to an unsettling situation.  You know that feeling of “I was afraid this was coming, but I’ve never been here before, so I wasn’t sure I would recognize it”? Yeah, that. … Continue reading

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Why Write?

It seems the more complicated life gets and the older I get the stronger the need (not an urge, not a ploy for attention, not a scheme for income, just a need…like I have to eat lunch and this thought … Continue reading

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When Someone You Know Gets a Really Serious Health Diagnosis

My husband of 32 years’ diagnosis with Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma (ALL) in October, marks the 4th person in my immediate family with a life threatening diagnosis.  The first was our son.  He was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma at the age … Continue reading

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