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Retiring!

Retirement is ALMOST HERE! Only nine more work days and I will be “officially” unemployed. I am not going to lie, I’m surprised. I really had no idea it would happen so quickly. One day I was in college, the … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day Sandra Kay. For the first time in my 62 years I can offer that greeting with all of the love mothers deserve on their special day. I have accepted both your shortcomings as a mother and my … Continue reading

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I See You…

Black man in the flag shirt at the gas station looking for a ride. Single mom calling with FIVE children at the motel needing money for another night Couple at the soup kitchen with the special needs child now living … Continue reading

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Becoming a Grandmother!

I don’t sleep well most nights. Sometimes it’s my back that keeps me awake. But, many nights it is my head that just won’t shut down. I’ve tried all of the tricks of the trade including the one offered by … Continue reading

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Desert Time

Anyone else know what it’s like to spend time in the desert? I’m not talking about a Sahara type desert, but, the kind of desert where you feel alone and challenged in long held thoughts and beliefs.  Those who have … Continue reading

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Father’s Day is Almost Here!

Yeah…Yippee…Hurrah, Father’s Day is almost here. What to do? What to do? For a good many folks, the day serves as an opportunity to heap praise and admiration on their first love or hero. For some of us, it is … Continue reading

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NOT IN MY NAME!

“Every child is innocent. Save them from the fear!” It does not matter how they came to our shores. It does not matter the manmade line they crossed that moved them into another country. It does not matter that small … Continue reading

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Dead Mothers’ Month

My former pastor and I have many things in common. In addition to being my boss at the church, we learned both of us had Hoosier roots and we shared many of the same political beliefs. That should have been … Continue reading

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I Get It!

It’s here again; your birthday. I have absolutely no clue where the time has gone since you were physically present in our lives. Six years seems like an eternity since I heard your voice. Can you believe I actually miss … Continue reading

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Knocked Down, But Not Out

Surprise, epiphany, revelation…a real eye-opener to say the least. That’s what I experienced last week. You think you are tucked in “your” place sheltered from storms; among folks you consider family and you find out your perceptions are all wrong. … Continue reading

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