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Yes, I am aware it is Tuesday 🙂 Yesterday, I received 2 gifts worth mentioning. First – it was finally a beautiful warm day (& yes after this winter even in the south) which is absolutely worth celebrating. Second – I received an email congratulating me on my acceptance into the Graduate Program I applied… Continue reading Monday…Monday

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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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The greatest lesson we forget to teach

Parents are actually human beings too Seems silly at first but it’s actually really profound (If I do say so myself) Think about it for a moment. Why would they think of us that way? We have them and we are totally responsible for everything in their lives We feed them, clothe them, take care… Continue reading The greatest lesson we forget to teach

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it’s a glamorous life…….

Staring at a blank page Hoping for inspiration to strike Funny how sometimes there are a million things I want to say or strike me as funny And other times, nothing seems right While there are always things to write and share, this morning it all just feels off I am still grateful but preoccupied,… Continue reading it’s a glamorous life…….

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spring ahead……

So here we go again, spring ahead & fall back I started thinking about it since this change requires me to do something on every clock in my house. I have always been a fan of fall back, since I am the co-chair of ‘more sleep is always a good thing’ movement.  Gaining an hour… Continue reading spring ahead……