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Friday Fictioneers: Misty Memories

Big kudos to Rochelle and my fellow participants, for the awesome write-up this week, by WordPress about Friday Fictioneers. All of the praise and positive words were well-deserved. Rochelle does an amazing job each week, and I am incredibly grateful for … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: For My Boy.

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers! Each Wednesday, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields leads our merry band in creativity. This week’s photo prompt was provided by Renee Heath. To read other stories in this week’s series or to join in, check out details on Rochelle’s blog site: … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: After The Sangria…

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, the best flash fiction in town! Each week– on Wednesday, not Friday, writers from all over the world throw their hats in the ring, and respond to a photo prompt. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields leads our merry band, … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: My Funny Valentine. It’s Not Always FUNny.

This week is my is 27th wedding anniversary. We got married on Valentine’s day, 27 years ago, after dating for four years. There’s some irony for me in the Weekly Writing Challenge prompt “My Funny Valentine”: we asked the pianist … 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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Build a House or Build a Marriage… Same Thing?

A friend and I were talking the other night about relationships— marriage, and how we advise/ nurture/support our daughters and young women we love, as they navigate waters that we entered a long, long time ago. While most of this … Continue reading

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Life and Death in the Blogosphere

In 2012 one of the biggest changes and influences in my life was writing, and more specifically: blogging. As the year began, blogging was still pretty new for me. While I had begun to find my groove, it was all … Continue reading

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Posted in Awareness, Beauty, Blog, Blogging, blogs, Daily Observations, Death, Death of parent, Dying, Freshly Pressed, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Life, Musings, My world, Personal change, Tales From the Motherland, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 40 Comments

Things That Bump Me in the Night.

I don’t sleep well. It’s something I’ve been aware of for a very long time, but lately I see that it takes a real toll.  I have a friend who’s been pointing out the health benefits of good sleep, for … Continue reading

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The Middle… Just Shoot Me.

For years I’ve been saying to my kids: If I ever  ________, just shoot me.  They have teased me for having said it to so many things.  At one point Middle Man said to me, “There’s so many things you … Continue reading

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Could I Have Been… A Love Story of Sorts, That’s Come Full Circle.

It’s been a few days; I’ve missed two posts. My brain was spinning and I just couldn’t write it down… until it just had to be written. This is how I move forward. <– As I wrote today, this rainbow … Continue reading

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