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We have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers [sisters] Martin Luther King Jr. Saying goodbye to my children is never easy, even the ones who live across the street, but especially the appendages who live beyond their mother’s maternal reach, which is anyone who lives more than 500 feet […]

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When I allow the past to dictate the future, it’s as if I’m a fish swimming upstream, battling the current, overwhelmed by my own anxiety. I have this uneasy feeling in the pit of my stomach, as Julia Gregson describes, like when you’re swimming, and you want to put your feet down on something solid, […]

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Elizabeth was Queen of the United Kingdom my entire life, and now Charles and Camille have taken the throne. I guess I never actually believed the Queen would die, maybe because her life seemed more like a fairy tale than reality. Sadly, as with all things, it has come to an end. But that’s not […]

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It might be your center! Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. The very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the source of what you are looking for. The damned thing in the cave that was so dreaded has become the center.” ~ Joseph Campbell Technology can be a bugger. The […]

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“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” Eleanor Roosevelt There should have been an eleventh commandment. Live in thy moment! It’s so simple, and yet it’s taken me a lifetime to understand the significance of waiting […]

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Below is my response to the prompt: What story from your life would you offer of a time you felt lost and found your way? Thanks On Being, for the wonderful prompt and the opportunity to share. There is a time to take our lives in hand, but there is also a time to take […]

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It’s a smidgen past 9:00 am when Larry parades across our bedroom holding up three fingers. Which could only mean one thing. It took him three tries to complete today’s wordle challenge and the only reason he is gloating is that it took me four.  Retirement. What’s not to like? I say, “I thought you […]

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You might be surprised. Truffle fries and sparkling wine is our communion tonight as I sit and ponder the significance of salt and pepper shakers suddenly reappearing on restaurant tables across America. Thank God, because on occasion you have to throw a little salt over your shoulder, or who knows what evil might befall you. […]