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Leaving My Childhood Home: 3 Years Later

I moved out of my childhood home approximately 3 years ago. It’s been about 2.5 years since I last spent a night there and slept in my former bed. 662 more words

A child

A friend send a photo from her diary entry. The date was 6th June 2011. The entry is the name of our future daughter.

I laughed out loud, oh boy, the memories. 72 more words

Growing Up

A New Blog?

This year I have not been blogging quite as much as I would like. I tried to get myself back into it a few times but I always fizzled out. 350 more words


Reflections on the young and the not so young

Seems like I was young just last week. Or was it the week before? Could it have been that different?

The granddaughters were here for their annual visit. 297 more words


To love again

Finally it happened.

But to be honest, it is scary to even think about it.

Spending 10 years of my precious youth in unrequited love have tought me something, … 72 more words


What Country Music Means to Me

Growing up…I always said that I hated country music.

And I mean hated it.  I didn’t like the twang, I didn’t like the sound.  Having grown up in a small, urban beach-town, I had no personal connection at all to the culture it embodied. 1,331 more words

The Yellow Envelope

I am a very fortunate person. I have two healthy children, a job that is pretty flexible when it comes to children events, sick kids, doctor’s appointments and more. 424 more words