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Valentine’s Day – Meh!

I am not a big fan of Valentine’s Day. Even when my husband was alive, it wasn’t my favorite. Valentine’s Day is all about love stories. Meh. I am reflective today though, thinking back… { read more }

February 14, 2018

Hello, Future!

For a long time, I was living more in the past than in the present. Actually, I was shackled to the past. There was no way I could contemplate the future without pain and… { read more }

February 12, 2018

Git ‘Er Done

I am a master list maker. I always have been. Just ask my brother and sister how I used to make lists of the chores they should do. (My list was shorter. Advantage: Oldest).… { read more }

January 31, 2018

Q&A Party!

Let’s have a Q&A party. You can ask me any question you want! The only things off limits are my weight and politics (both make me nauseous). Other than that, I’m pretty sure I’m… { read more }

January 25, 2018

Great Big Fears

I suppose I’ve always been a little bit of an anxious person, but there are a few things since becoming a widow that really amp up my anxiety. It’s not something that’s easy for… { read more }

January 24, 2018

The Story of Charlie

I have to tell you the story of Charlie and how he came to be part of our family. As I’ve written before, Gman has had a really hard time without his Dad here.… { read more }

January 12, 2018