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Come Together to Solve the Problem

I don’t like the path our country walks. Truths and partial truths spun to make whoever throws the mud look better. Enough, stop the lies. The citizens of this country deserve the unvarnished truth. Children separated from their parents when … Continue reading

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Keeping the High Watch

My daughter is on her own now and making her way in this world. She attends college, works part time and still calls home when she needs a hand. Usually, it’s a monetary infusion. Ask any mother and they’ll tell … Continue reading

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Letting Go

I adopted my daughter at forty, she a mere month old. The second of seven children, I thought I understood everything on an infant’s first year. Upon reflection infancy remains the easy part. The teenage age years were no walk … Continue reading

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Baby Charlie

I cannot imagine losing a child. The thought an unspeakable horror. There’s no way to fathom the crushing grief of his parents. Their private anguish played out on a world stage. Parents aren’t meant to outlive their children. Charlie, born … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

  Yesterday was Mother’s Day. The day we honor the women who brought us into the world. My Mom died twenty-five years ago. I still miss her and sing happy birthday every year on her special day. When I raised … Continue reading

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When Your Puppy Rolls in the Poop

Remember the adage, “some days you’re the dog and some days the hydrant”. This morning at o’dark hundred my puppy woke me up. Groggy and half asleep I let him out of his crate. That’s when the “fit literally hit … Continue reading

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Birthdays

The birthday conundrum. Children love birthdays. The presents, the cakes and the parties. A day to celebrate your birth. The very young are the reason parents and grandparents join to party in celebration. Once a child is old enough to … Continue reading

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Some days you just need to say what the Bleep!

Friday started out ordinarily enough until I jumped into my car to run some errands. As I’m backing out of my driveway I notice fluid gushing out from under my engine. I stopped to see what was going on and … Continue reading

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