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Love letter to my daughter

1,000 wishes I’ve wished for you.

1,000 more will I wish.

In my youth, I dreamed of someday having a daughter.

As your dad and I fell in love, I sat on his back porch telling him of my dreams. 294 more words


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Today, Miss Sunshine turns 14. Instead of the fun day she had planned, she is home sick. I am in full nurturing mode. That's what I do. Because I am her mother. I wrote this post on her birthday last year. Its truth remains.

Going Back to My Roots...Airdrie Scotland

Today is my mama’s birthday!!

The one who nurtured me in her womb. The one who labored to bring me into this world. The one who cradled me in her arms. 1,925 more words


Hurricane Irma Update

Hurricane Irma is still on the march.

But she has passed by Naples.

And she has left her ugly mark.

I know that some of you may stop by my blog today to see how my family fared. 2,449 more words

Musings From An Active Mind

What I Learned From 30 Days Of No Alcohol

30 days of no alcohol.

That’s what I thought when I first read something about it being the perfect time to try a month of no alcohol as we were heading into Virgo season. 704 more words

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Back to School

Today was back to school day for my teenagers.

It’s always such a bittersweet day for me.

On one hand, I’m happy to get back into routine…and have some silence. 366 more words


Say What?!

When you travel there is bound to be some type hilarious encounter.

Quite often due to a breakdown in communication between languages.

But what if that breakdown is in your native language? 787 more words

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What's in a {nick}name?

I’ve been thinking about nicknames lately. Anybody else do that? Just ponder nicknames? What they are? How they’ve come about?



My husband gives out lots of nicknames. 630 more words