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Hello Dolly!

It certainly has been a while since I’ve posted anything on this blog o’mine. Nearly two years in fact.

Yowza – where does the time go?!

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Living In The NOW!


I began the process of unmooring my mother’s possessions from their resting places in her apartment. I wasn’t there for her initial downsizing from the house where she lived with my father. 448 more words

Personal Stories

Finding Peace During the Storms of Life

How can we find calm in the midst of a storm? As I navigate my own tempests, I have something deep within me telling me there’s a way through to dry land and sunshine, and yet at that same time I often find myself drowning in the sheer ferocity of the rain pouring down on me. 460 more words



I am slowly making my way through the steps.  I started AA about a year ago.  It took me quite some time to find a sponsor.   1,147 more words


struggling with now

I’m terrified that I will get all the things I want, and it’ll turn out I didn’t want them. Or that I was ascribing all kinds of magical properties to them that don’t exist. 493 more words

Existential Crises

Giving up for Lent

As Ash Wednesday comes to an end, I realize that I have not yet decided what to “give up” for Lent. Each year we were encouraged by priests, teachers or parents to “give up” something for Lent in commemoration of the 40 days and 40 nights that Jesus spent in the desert, being tormented by the devil. 345 more words