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“Do you ever feel like your future is in the past?”

I heard that question the other day and had to stop and ponder.

As I pondered, I looked out the window, across the street, to the home where we lived for 20+ years. 251 more words


Gray is the color of my world

They say the sky is blue today
All I see is gray
They say the sun is shining
But I can’t see it or feel the warmth… 47 more words

My Life

Not The Same

I was going to post my most recent newspaper column here but realize it’s old news. I discussed how much I identified with my younger daughter as she progressed through her first labor. 235 more words


We are Champs.

I know, it sounds like I am going to start belting “We are the Champions… no time for loooosers ‘cuz we are the champions… of the world”…. 765 more words


Happy 4th??

Yesterday we went out to visit your graves. Max and Gus were talking away about what’s been going on, how they read a bunch of books and got prizes from the library… During this time I was knelt down, pulling out the weeds, from around your footstones and cleaning off all the pine needles and gunk from the recent storms. 440 more words

"May today there be peace within. May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be

I received an email just a few minutes ago from a friend.  My best friend from high school.  It made me pause and actually think because today is June 29th….May there be peace within.   124 more words



Soon after my daughter died (or at least it seemed soon) Bobby McFerrin’s song ‘Don’t Worry Be Happy’ was all the rage. I hated that song. 80 more words