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Inside the Green Box

When I was six years old, there was a package under the Christmas tree which I was absolutely sure was for me. It was wrapped in green and yellow striated tissue paper and had no ribbon or bow. 1,240 more words


Accepting Sickness, Unapologetic

My relationship with sickness, is strongly conditioned by the women in my family.

The rules were very clear while I was growing up:

  1. Women do not fall sick.
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A difficult week. But not as difficult as theirs'.

This has been a difficult week. On Monday, a good friend from the past five years told me she had breast cancer. This was after loosing a young grandchild to a long drawn out battle with organ failure this summer. 436 more words


Margot Mondays - Working on our night cheese.

The last few Margot Mondays posts were a little heavy, so here’s an antidote for seriousness.

Each day I come home from work, set my purse down, take off my shoes, wash my hands, and scoop up my daughter. 149 more words


WTF?!(What the Fat?!) Moment #3: Why Did She Say That?!

Why Did She Say That?

Face book. Not my favorite thing, but as I make my way into the 21st century (a little late it’s true) I feel it’s my duty to try to understand this… 1,332 more words


Festival of Bridges #2 ~ Heart-Heart

Today’s contribution to The Festival of Bridges¬†brought me to a complete standstill and brought tears streaming down my face. It comes from Joan, who has the blog… 200 more words

Losing Elderly Parents

Never Enough Time


What is your favorite season? Does is spark a particular memory?

I love fall. I can’t remember a time when it wasn’t my favorite season. 468 more words