Category Archives: Family

On Mortar and Mothers

I’ve been doing a lot of reading about mortar.  You know, that goopy stuff that goes between bricks or stones and holds them all together?  Mortar. You’ve never given it much thought, have you?  Neither had I until I began … Continue reading

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Radio Silence

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy living or writing. I have, however, been wearing my parenting hat a lot of late, answering more to the sound of “Momma?” than to … Continue reading

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I get knocked down….

But I get up again.  The past three weeks have sent me into a tail spin.  My faith in the basic decency of humankind has been shaken.  Apparently, we truly do not care how we treat each other as long … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

I recently shared the following video on my facebook page.   Yes, it’s funny.  Their accents are endearing, and the story she tells is amusing (if not completely believable).  But for me, it was more than just funny.  It invoked … Continue reading

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Elections and lunches.

Elections and lunches?  What do they have in common? Yesterday was a sobering day in our country.  Many of us woke up to news that shocked and dismayed us.  Emotions swayed from disbelief to fear to sadness.  My daughter asked … Continue reading

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