Tag Archives: Longform

Bringing My Father Back: A Father’s Day Love Story

A very wise therapist told me to write about my father… for Mother’s Day. The fact I’ve thought about it nearly every day for weeks, but have not been able to put words to page, until now… probably means she’s … Continue reading

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Waiting: For The Spark to Return

This morning I found myself awake at 3am. Jet lag. It sucks, if not for the obvious perk that you’ve been somewhere far enough away, that it messes with your sleep, when you return. I had the enormous perk of … Continue reading

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward at BlogHer’15

  Note: All feet were photographed with permission. No feet were hurt in the making of this post. Anyone who knows me well, knows that I’m a shoe girl. Some might even suggest I have a problem… perhaps a small addiction. … Continue reading

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When You Die…

Note: I prefer my original title, but proud to see this Featured on HuffPo On Tuesday, as I sat beside him, “Frank” died (*not his real name). I didn’t notice his last breath, just a sudden stillness. I placed my … Continue reading

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Disney, Let’s Get Real!

Note:  November 25th, is the U.N.’s International Day To End Violence Against Women. In recognition of the day, something I believe is important every day, I plan to share a few posts this month that look at how women are viewed and … Continue reading

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The Undersea World of Belize… A Dream Come True!

My first post about Belize focused on the amazing things happening from a boat, from the land, above. However, this trip was all about the water, and what was under the water was beyond amazing! Part II of our trip … Continue reading

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The U.N. Expands, and Fractures My Heart… Again.

Note to new readers:  Our family took in two foreign exchange students from August 2011 until June 2012. Denmark is a 17 yr (now 18) old girl. China is a 16 yr (now 17) old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr … Continue reading

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