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keeping it real

So this has been a week in my world…. At around 2am early Wednesday morning my man-child woke me up and told me he was in pain.  In my barely awake state, we had a conversation trying to determine what was going on.  My teenage son generally does not come into my room in the… Continue reading keeping it real

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the door & the window

‘When a door closes, a window opens’ There are probably untold variations of that quote.  The inspirational message that although something ended or you didn’t get what you want, there is always another direction for you to travel. I know for me personally, sometimes I don’t realize until much later that there was a window… Continue reading the door & the window

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hindsight

I have been thinking a lot about this topic lately.  In large part due to the anniversary of my losing my mom.  I remember so many times over the last 18 years just wishing I could have her back.  For me personally, I have been living with this life altering loss for almost 2 decades.… Continue reading hindsight

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defining moments

It may seem a little dramatic but, I thought of a different idea for a blog post.  I spent a lot of time working on it, saved it, picked categories & tags for it as well.  It was sitting quietly in my draft folder waiting patiently for the morning when I would publish it. Hours… Continue reading defining moments

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grief

Grief is obviously a byproduct of loss. Loss by death or loss by an ending. There are volumes of writings & thoughts on the death of a loved one.  I lost my mother almost 18 years ago.  I know about mourning death and as the anniversary of this life altering loss is almost here, I… Continue reading grief

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is it me?

The other theme song of my life lately……   Especially at work, not sure if it the seasonal changes or if everyone has just gone a little crazy but goodness, I feel like I should be sending this as my reply to half of the emails & questions I have received lately.   Now I… Continue reading is it me?

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When things don’t go according to plan

I am thinking that this might actually be my theme song…. In the past few weeks, one of my crazy canine’s has been whining somewhere in the 5am hour most mornings.  It’s not really enjoyable & certainly disrupts any sleep pattern one was attempting to have. Said canine is 11 years old.  He is not… Continue reading When things don’t go according to plan