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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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How I Avoid Hating Mothers Day

I thought by now, I would be used to the holidays that roll by every year. The ones that come with all the happy #tbt photos of moms with big hair and big sedans. Every year, I convince myself during … Continue reading

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Living Without Regret

There crosses my desk once in a while a link to a post by a familiar “live life like you have no tomorrow” kind of web page. Today comes the advice to spend all your money, date the wrong person, … Continue reading

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On the Midway

Last Friday afternoon, I fell asleep.  It is uncharacteristic for me to do that, unless something kept me up all night…like a sick dog or kid.   For some reason, I dozed off.  I fell into a dream, which is … Continue reading

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Every October, I am reassembled.

For most people, October marks the beginning of fall.  Pumpkin farms pop up everywhere.  The weekends are spent planning for Halloween shenanigans and party invites appear all over facebook. Kids have gotten a groove in school and the complaining about … Continue reading

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Discovering What Doesn’t Fit In a Bento

When I was about 8, we came stateside from Germany.  Up until that point, I attended school in the basement of WWII barracks buildings at Wiesbaden.  I walked to and from school and walked home for lunch, with my mom. … Continue reading

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