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Conversations with a dear friend- “How were you able to get through John’s death without therapy or meds?”

A few days ago, I had a great conversation with a dear friend of mine.  The miles separate us, but we talk almost weekly on the phone and I consider her to be one of my closest friends. We talked … Continue reading

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Why is it that humans are so good at congratulating and suck at consoling?

Some promotions were announced today, which resulted in a number of “Congratulations!”  “Well deserved!” and “Couldn’t have happened to a better person!” that rang through the air.  Smiles were shared and happiness abounded.   That same day, I talked to someone … Continue reading

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Lesson in perspective

At work, we were part of a contest for a food bank.  Boxes and cans were arranged to make “art.”  For several days, I walked by the finished completion and could not for the life of me figure out what … Continue reading

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Married to widowed

July 20, 2009, I went to bed married.  On July 21, 2009, I went to bed a widow.  Funny how the span of 24 hours can forever change a life.  For those of you with loving spouses give them a … Continue reading

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Morning Conversation

So, kiddo and I are having a morning conversation.  We’re talking about the things we like about his school.  It’s my turn and I say that I enjoy having free time and getting to hang out with a friend of … Continue reading

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A firefighter’s tribute

Whether you love it or hate it Facebook is often a great way to connect.  Today, a friend tagged me in a post, I clicked it to discover this. along with this text Honoring two friends who will now go … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths of Babes- Friends

We’re watching a presentation on “Forgotten Fair Hill.”  The room is packed.  Before I signed up for the presentation, I had checked to make sure kiddo would be welcome and we were cleared, so I signed up.  If there is … Continue reading

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