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12. Unlimited Capacity For Love

Perversely, it was during my years away from Dorchester – 1981-’85 – that Bruce and I became closer. He’d be there when I came home for holidays and we would spend a lot of time in each other’s company. 527 more words



Postcard from Neuilly-sur-Seine

“Word has come from friends that you are posting messages about me all over the internet.  I’ve even been dubbed a ‘midwife,’ if rumor is to be believed, and I’ve been accused of keeping secrets about your birth.  62 more words


I’m Alive!

A great author once said, “The report of my death was an exaggeration.” Today I would like to echo that sentiment by simply saying, “Guess what?  I’m alive!” 219 more words



I’m bursting with anger and fear
There’s too much pain to shed a tear
Sometimes I’m collected and calm
Meeting their needs, I am their mom… 107 more words


The Armstrong Archives (81): Christmas' Greatest Gift? Grandparents Visiting!

December 16, 1979  Alan is going to buy legos with your gift on the way home. He wouldn’t let me out of the house because I’ve been feeling crumby…but today I’m starting to make a comeback. 453 more words

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Q is for Quan Yin: A-to-Z Challenge

Quan Yin is also commonly spelled Kwan Yin, Kuan Yin, or Kannon.  Why so many spellings?  Because the name is a transliteration of the Chinese name!   304 more words


Innie vs. Outie

By George Chase

For many Florida coast-dwellers, the annual January-through-April season for entertainment and visitors is the busiest time of the year. It has been for us. 564 more words

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