Category Archives: Personal

End of 2011 and More

In January of 2010, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  At the time, I dealt with this as someone who had been told by their dentist that they needed to have their wisdom teeth removed.  I accepted the diagnosis, scheduled … Continue reading

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Liebster Award

Thanks to Shoes on the Wrong Feet for granting me the Liebster Blogging Award The blogosphere is mega-huge, one report says 152 million in 2010.    Of course, this number includes “dead” blogsites — blogs left dormant, no longer attended … Continue reading

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Forever Thankful

Today my son, Timothy, is 28 years old.  In 1987, at the age of 3 1/2, Tim joined our family by way of adoption. “Born not from our flesh, but born in our hearts,      You were longed for … Continue reading

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The Best Is Yet To Be!

I somehow managed to cram all my kids’ birthdays into a 6 month period of time, so from the end of July to the beginning of December, we are in pretty much in “party-mode.” Thirty-five years ago, on this very … Continue reading

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Brianna, Today is YOUR Day!

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” “If you’d never been born, then you might be an Isn’t!  An Isn’t has no fun at all. No, he disn’t.” … Continue reading

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Fighting Fears & Fulfilling Wishes

I turned 60 a few weeks ago.  “Turned” is not exactly the word though.  Turned implies I executed some action, such as “turned a page in a book” or “turned to face the speaker”.  This particular “turning” was void of … Continue reading

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The Wheels on the Bike Go Round and Round … all through the town

Biking is really the way to go down here.  Last year we rented bikes for our stay and this year, we purchased a couple of used rentals with the intention of donating them to two indigenous kids when we leave.  … Continue reading

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