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Chao-girls galore! . . .

“Chao” (pronounced “chow”) is my maiden name and two of my daughters have incorporated it as their middle name as well. The Chao family (my father’s side) were renowned for their adventurousness, drive and determination. 392 more words


We're All Heroes

I have a magnet that I really should hang in my locker at work, but I rarely use my locker at work, that reads “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” I thought of this today when I was at work because a little girl and her mom came by while I was cleaning. 304 more words

Heed the Warning

My sons were so young. The older son was not even ten years old, and the younger was less than five. We were homeschooling, but I had been quite ill for a while. 727 more words

My Kind of Patriot

Today’s post is a follow-up on a post I wrote in 2012, 11 years after the terrorist attacks in America. You’re welcome to read the original… 3,676 more words

Society / Culture

A Day to Remember

I have been struggling this last year to write anything of worth.  I just do not seem to have it in me since I went out on retirement leave last October to put thoughts to words.   964 more words