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The Summer of 69

I remember the summer of 1969 very well. I graduated from high school. Graduation day was very hot in our school gymnasium. I lost my voice while singing the school’s Alma mater. I came back home to a party for … Continue reading

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Graduation Ceremonies: Encouraging, Challenging and Bittersweet

Many of you I am sure have attended graduation ceremonies this month. I have been to two though really wanted to go to three. I attended the graduation of the classical tutorial where I am a tutor and I was … Continue reading

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Next Stop on the Ultimate Blog Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Blog Party. Glad you stopped by and here is a little something about me. Am a single Christian woman who loves to read and discuss theology Provide caregiving for my mother who has Alzheimers Have a … Continue reading

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Anticipation: Waiting is Worth It

You might remember Carole King’s song Anticipation. I used to play it over and over. Anticipation can be a good thing. As a child I was not one to go looking for my presents at Christmas time, though some of … Continue reading

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Nostalgia’s Thread: Rockwell Paintings – Girl with Black Eye

  In Nostalgia’s Thread: Ten Poems on Norman Rockwell Paintings, author Randall R. Freisinger has written poems that are personal reflections on 10 of Norman Rockwell’s iconic paintings. Rockwell’s paintings have become part of our American experience. When I lived … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In October you will be seeing people wearing pink ribbons for breast cancer awareness. I will be one of those people because I am a nine-year breast cancer survivor. This month I will be writing more about my journey. Read … Continue reading

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Fall and Apple Picking

I enjoyed fall on the farm. It meant things were starting to slow down but there was still lots of work to do. The horse corn needed to be harvested. The remaining hay was bailed. Pumpkins were picked. Crops that … Continue reading

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Honor Your Commitments

Let me make clear where I am coming from in the beginning. I am a Christian. I am not married, nor have I ever been married. I am my mother’s primary caregiver. My mother has Alzheimer’s. This week when told … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11

I was in my third grade classroom getting ready to meet with one of the reading groups when I got a call on my cellphone from my sister. She told me a plane had flown into one of the World … Continue reading

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A Bird Strays from its Nest, Again

Like a bird that strays from its nest is a man who strays from his home. Proverbs 27:8 Last month I wrote about an Uninvited Early Morning Visitor. Several weeks after that I went to put something in what can … Continue reading

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