Category Archives: 9/11

Hug Your Muslim Neighbor

*This piece was also featured on Huffington Post this week; check it out here. Please hit the FB Like at the top, to support my work. Thank you! I don’t usually write about politics, or world issues. If you’ve read … Continue reading

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If Wishing Made It So… In Remembrance of September 11, 2001

When I saw the photo prompt this week, several threads came to me. However, today, as I cleaned my deck and reflected on this day thirteen years ago, this story took root and had to be written.  In remembrance of … Continue reading

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A Few Moments to Think About Veteran’s Day

I’ve been stuck… all week. Too much on my mind; too many things swirling in my thoughts. I finally had a post all ready, percolated and set to be typed and published… but then this morning I got in the … Continue reading

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Sparkle on the Water, Dust in the Wind

I am making another effort for the Friday Fictioneers… which, thanks to the patient assistance of Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, the creator of FF, and Amy over at The Bumble Files, I think I finally understand. The photo prompt comes out on … Continue reading

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There’s been a lot of news to chew on lately… stuff that’s hard to store away, and ignore. In a follow up post, I’ve written, I’d like to look at a few other things. But the death last week of … Continue reading

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When Evil Comes Home.

On Monday, April 15th a bomb went off at the Boston Marathon. The news was stunning; watching it unfold in my home town was surreal. My very first thoughts, instant, when I heard about the explosion, were for a few friends from … Continue reading

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Would You Take a Bullet For A Math Test?

Seems a quirky thought, but not so. Day after day, I struggle with my 16 year old to get him to do his homework. In our home, education is a given. It’s never been if you go to college, but … Continue reading

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Busted!

<– “These colors don’t run; but we do. We are a family that got our Nexus cards a long time ago. With a son attending high school in Vancouver, at the time, there was no way we were going to … Continue reading

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Me, in the Chord of…

Play me a song, and I’ll sing it back for you. I remember songs, lyrics, tunes… they haunt me, chase me, comfort and exalt me, they define me.  As a little girl, I would sing the songs I heard on … Continue reading

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