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Reinventing My Story of Grief

Dear Readers: Please welcome guest writer, Alexis Croswell (AC) to Inspiration for Good today! AC is a dear friend of mine and a fantastic writer — I hope you will enjoy and be inspired by her personal story as much as I am! 887 more words

Life Journey

Post #44: For Safekeeping

I should have done it ages ago. But I wouldn’t and I couldn’t. Tattered copies of Richard Scarry’s Busy, Busy World crammed between Mrs. Dalloway… 467 more words



Today I’m not “almost” anything. Today I’m 62. Wow, what a difference two years make. I have vivid memories of how I spent my milestone birthday two years ago – memories of taking the day off from work, having a facial, spending the afternoon with my daughter, and then ending the day with a lighthearted dinner with both my daughter and my dad. 383 more words

Because We Can!

My best friend and I are both retired teachers.  We have talked on the phone, pretty much every night, for the past 30+ years.  We live in towns that are roughly 15 miles apart, and we have been talking on the phone since the days when it was long distance for us to call each other. 353 more words

Baby Boomers

Reinvention of Me: Beggar

I like to pretend money is not a thing. I have sometimes not asked for payment because I thought that might be rude. I have accepted payment lower than I should have at times because I didn’t want the other party to think money was my primary motivation.  539 more words

George Plimpton, My Hero

American journalist George Ames Plimpton is my hero. In fact, I’ve modeled much of my own life after his. Plimpton’s concept of “participatory journalism” combined with the diversity of his experiences brought to life for me Anne Frank’s belief that, … 796 more words


The Reinvention of Me: Killing My Prisoner of War

If you’re new to this blog you might wonder about reinvention, my theme for 2016. For me, reinvention is a journey of self discovery that I don’t think I really understood when I decided the theme. 652 more words