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The Cancer Card

My aunt is in the hospital.  She is sick with pneumonia.  I stopped to bet her a Get Well card. And there it was… “The Cancer Card.” Pretty as it may be, it is still not a card anybody ever … Continue reading

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Prayers for George

Today, kiddo and I were having lunch at one of our favorite establishments, Miss Oxford Diner.  One of the waitresses loves kiddo and the two of them were having fun.  We were almost finished our lunch and kiddo was filled … Continue reading

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Cords

Funny how a single instance can bring memories flooding back.  I was getting myself tangled in my cords to my headset and my earphones.  An inconvenient tug of the earbud and there it was… I was transported back in time. … Continue reading

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Downgrading

Typically in life, you upgrade… newer car… bigger house… you know… “the American dream.” When you’re a widow… not only are so many dreams crushed-gone… over… D E A D– you also have to deal with the reality that there … Continue reading

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My child’s first label

I’ve been urged to look into the public school’s Pre-K program for Nathaniel.  It’s free.  It has bus service and Kindergarten isn’t what it used to be.  Now kids pretty much need to know their numbers and alphabet and be … Continue reading

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Interesting encounter

On my late break, I ventured down to grab a soda.  The gentleman cleaning the cafe smiled and said, “Hi!”  I’ve said “Hi!” and smiled to him on several occasions, but never had a conversation. Today, he said,  it’s been … Continue reading

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Philly LiveStrong Challenge- 2010 vs 2009 vs 2008

I just wanted to say, this year as I’m doing the Philly LiveStrong Challenge it’s quite a bag of mixed emotions… remembering when hubby did the 100 miler in 2008 and I brought our tiny son to meet him at … Continue reading

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