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How insignificant things become meaningful

Selling a house is an emotional experience. A house becomes home because of family and years of created memories within its walls. We are getting ready to sell, we want to downsize and prepare for our future retirement. 1,607 more words


It's OK to Have a Happy Mothers' Day

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’ve found it increasingly uncomfortable over the past few years to admit that I enjoy Mother’s Day. 833 more words


The grief creeper

Grief is a creeper. It creeps up on you when least expected with triggers that are unavoidable. The creep showed up on vacation in Mexico last Saturday. 525 more words


...What a wonderful world!

I am on a patio at 6:34 AM enjoying the sights, the sounds and the smells of Playa Del Carmen Mexico. Sunrise was amazing with all the shades of blue green water that a person could drink in. 866 more words


A Tribute to a Very Special Nephew

April 14, 2001, began as a beautiful, spring day in Lockeport, Nova Scotia. It was Easter weekend. The town was abuzz with people rushing around doing their Saturday chores and finishing last minute Easter preparations. 1,117 more words


Death benefits: part 1

A musing

We received “death benefits” from 2 small insurance policies after my son Jacob died. The money was something we were really uncomfortable keeping around for too long. 1,014 more words


Murder, Mystery and Mayhem

Last Saturday night there was a murder at my house. It was part of a drama as outlined in an old boxed set of How to Host a Murder. 253 more words