Category Archives: family

Embracing the Good

My children’s father lies in a coma, stricken by a stroke in his brain stem.  Although we are no longer tied by marriage, and we are each happily married to other people, our children are like double-sided tape–they bond us … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to a House

Remember the round we used to sing around the Girl Scout campfire? Make new friends, but keep the old, one is silver and the other’s gold. Can the same thing be said about houses? I mean, most of us can’t … Continue reading

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Spirit Mind Versus Body Mind…An Alternative View of Thanksgiving

What are you thankful for? Family, friends, big house, fully laden table? All of the above? But which are you REALLY thankful for? Your answer may reveal the health of your spirit mind and the power of your body mind, according … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Reminiscing

Having recently moved  from my native Midwest to the saguaro studded deserts of Tucson, Arizona, my heart yearns for good friends I left. Many memories center on dinners where we gathered to eat, drink, and laugh. My father would often … Continue reading

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