Category Archives: Love

Are You Taking Care Of Yourself?

We read about it all the time, right? How self-care is important. How we (women) must learn to set aside time for US. How we spend so much energy and effort caring for others – children, husbands, parents, friends – … Continue reading

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The Beginning Of A New Journey

Do you know when a new journey begins? Every day. Every single day. THAT is when a new journey begins. This magnificent revelation came to me this morning when I was vacuuming up evergreen needles from our living room floor. … Continue reading

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So Why Exactly DO We Have To Put The “Christ” Back In Christmas?

Sorry folks, but I am really tired of watching that meme float around my social media universe. Really tired. Don’t get me wrong. I’m all for anyone and everyone having an opinion. I’m all for anyone and everyone LIVING their … Continue reading

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What Is Your Type … and Why Do You Even Have One?

I have a bunch of single friends and I, aspiring to be cupid when and if I can, am always attempting to fix them up. More often than not, however, after I’ve offered up a descriptor or a photo, I … Continue reading

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Are You Aging Gracefully or Gratefully?

Today I visited my dear friend G. In hospice. G is just a few years older than I am and has pancreatic cancer. He also has a thousand watt smile that still lights up the room. A sharp mind and … Continue reading

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This Lady’s Not Home … (thank you Melissa Manchester)

Back in the 70s, on one of her first albums, Melissa Manchester sang a song called “This Lady’s Not Home Today.” Even then, when I was a mere babe, fresh and innocent, those lyrics resonated with me. Got a house … Continue reading

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Say What You Need To Say

I was just yesterday told that I am an “open book” and that there aren’t very many people “like me”. Perhaps. And I did take it as the compliment it was meant to be. And then I got to thinking … Continue reading

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