Tag Archives: the present

Listen. Think. Love. Our only Choices.

My heart hurts this morning and tears keep leaking out at unexpected times. I have such a depth of sorrow about the events over the past week. I remember remarking to my mister last summer during the Ferguson riots that … Continue reading

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Gratitude Valley

Last weekend, we drove to Yosemite Valley for a short overnight trip. We left on Sunday morning and returned Monday night. While there, we heard French, German, and Southern accents and I marvelled that I live in a place that people … Continue reading

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The Grief of an Ex-Wife

It has been a little over a year since my ex-husband died. A year of shepherding my two almost adult sons through the toughest times of their young lives. A year of learning that the grieving process is not really … Continue reading

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End of the Endless Summer – #reverb10

December 16, 2010 #reverb10 Prompt by @curiousmartha: Friendship. How has a friend changed you or your perspective on the world this year? Was this change gradual, or a sudden burst? “I meant every word I said.” Those six words, spoken … Continue reading

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A 70th birthday/pool party/luau/mistake?

Community: I am partying with the #reverb10 crowd this December. They provide the daily prompts and bloggers provide the random daily thoughts. Enjoy! December 9 Prompt: What social gathering knocked your socks off in 2010? Now you may ask how … Continue reading

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Life is too precious to live it half-assed.

 One of my dearest friends just lost her husband to pancreatic cancer today. Another will be heading down to visit her mother who just had another 4 stints placed in her heart.  My prayers are with them and their families. … Continue reading

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Revisiting Hurricane Doreen

Dateline September 2010: I stumbled across this while cleaning out my blog folder.  An old story, but great reminder of the power of insight and that you never know when you are going to be reminded of what you already … Continue reading

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