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The Offer (I’m Glad) I Didn’t Refuse- Pt. 12

Seminal Moment #2

The second life-altering event came eighteen months after the first.  It is the pivot point of everything that has happened to me since.  944 more words


My Godmother Harriett Stumbles Upon My Soul's Code

A couple of years before my mother died in 1995 (a few months short of her 81st birthday) she had an epiphany and called my oldest sister, Mary: 3,013 more words



As a child, I, the Yankee from Jersey,

would visit Betty, my aunt and godmother

in New Orleans, for summers drenched

in mosquitoes and melted popsicles. 24 more words


Visits and baptism

On Sunday, July 16, we celebrated ABC’s baptism.

We were blessed to have L’s mom visiting from the UK. I will call her Lola here, which is Tagalog for grandmother. 316 more words


The Offer (I’m Glad) I Didn’t Refuse- Pt. 7


Three weeks following the embarrassment of my aborted Halloween costume, our family went over to the Witters’ house for a Saturday night visit. This wasn’t just any Saturday night though. 724 more words


The Offer (I’m Glad) I Didn’t Refuse- Pt. 4- 2nd Draft

Okay…. now what?

In the weeks between accepting the offer to be Abby’s godfather and the date of her baptism, I was left with two issues to iron out for myself.  620 more words


The Offer (I’m Glad) I Didn’t Refuse- Pt. 3- 2nd Draft

I Don’t Need To See That

“She is a cutie, isn’t she?” Mary proudly said while looking down at her yawning baby.

She told me a bit about the events of the day.  1,527 more words