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Happy Birthday Gilda

What a difference a year makes!  Last year at this time I was just starting out as a volunteer at the newly opened Gilda’s Club Twin Cities… 586 more words


Twas the night before... 30 Days Raw Baby!

My name is Connie and it’s been a challenging year.  I had a devastating fire, lost my dog of 14 years, injured both knees and spent a couple months in a wheelchair.  274 more words

30 Day Challenge

When your patient wakes up...and is a butthole...

After nearly 2 months in the hospital anyone would be more than ready to go home, enjoy home-cooked meals, sleep in their own bed, and personal creature comforts. 627 more words


Letting Go

Hold your treasures tightly, but don’t let them become you. All things have a way of reaching their optimal function in the greater scheme of things. 138 more words

Blind kindness

People see what they want to see. It’s all too easy to say “that person is ok. That’s person is healthy” and then walk away. … 370 more words


My Monday mantra

Good morning!

So, today is Monday; the start of the week. The day that’s the unspoken enemy of people who really enjoyed their weekends. And, well, I’m assuming that’s quite a lot of people (myself included)… 417 more words



Every year on their birthdays I write my kids a letter.  I don’t think either of them have ever seen them.  I’m not sure any of them are legible to a generation accustomed to typeface rather than sloppy cursive.   691 more words