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Even though I am one of the most liberal parents I know, with no hard-and-fast rules regarding snacks, treats, chores, vegetables and other issues known to burn fiercely in many households, my children have been heard to cry out every now and then “I can’t wait until I’m an adult!!” 315 more words


Life, Death and Sandwich Mothering

Hi gang, it’s nice to see you again. I recently made contact with my friend Bird Martin at http://everyonehasastory.me/        Bird has a heroine role in my life. 832 more words

Moving On After Death

A letter to the Leprechauns

I know we’ve never actually met, but I want to thank you for showing my family joy in the little moments of life.  Your arrival each year seems to be at the point when we are all officially tired of winter and a bad case of the “blah’s” has set in.  782 more words

Faith Family Football

Here but not here

I have been very fortunate. Some people like to say they are “blessed.” I don’t care for the term…to me it’s boastful and implies that God plays favorites, with certain people more deserving of positive outcomes than others. 291 more words

Berks County

Up, Do; Flash Fiction by Women Authors Available in Paperback

My flash fiction piece, “A Matter of Time” has just been published in the anthology, UP, DO Flash Fiction by Women Authors, Edited by Patricia Flaherty Pagan and published by Spider Road Press! 161 more words