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#AtoZChallenge — Empathy

My post for today is about empathy. I feel like empathy is one of my strongest personality traits. I think it’s one of the most important traits a person can have. I think it’s the trait people need most of … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge — Defending Jacob

My friend Janine suggested I read the novel Defending Jacob by William Landay. It was a fantastic read! When a teen is murdered, a local family has to deal with the possibility that their son Jacob is the murderer. It’s … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge — COVID Blessings

I know what you’re thinking…how original. A post about COVID for the letter C. Sorry I couldn’t be more imaginative 🙂 I am sure you’re also wondering how there could be any kind of blessing associated with COVID. Well, that … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge — Beer

I like beer. I’m not a beer connoisseur by any stretch, but I know what I like. I didn’t always like beer. What I have discovered is that I seem to prefer beer that doesn’t taste like beer. You won’t … Continue reading

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Blogging A to Z — Adopt, Don’t Shop

I have 2 dogs — Blanca and Zoey. They’re both chihuahuas. Zoey is 12; Blanca is 14. Zoey was adopted from someone I knew whose dog had puppies. But Blanca, she’s a different story. One I want to share. I … Continue reading

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Year in Review 2020 — The Year of Silver Linings

I think everyone agrees — 2020 sucked! It was the hottest mess of hot messes of a year. So why is this post subtitled, “The Year of Silver Linings”? Because as I reflected on the year and what I wanted … Continue reading

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I Get To

Today is Thanksgiving and I thought of something I wanted to say today about gratitude. This year, Thanksgiving is peppered with a little bit of angst and even resentment as many of us aren’t able to celebrate the way we … Continue reading

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2019 Year in Review — Buckle Up

2019 has been an incredibly memorable year. The ups were way up there. The downs were way down there. Memphis: In the early part of 2019, Jim and I took a long weekend trip to Memphis with our friends Larry … Continue reading

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My Journey Back: The Tracks of my Tears

This is the 6th post in a series about my recovery from complications from back surgery in August. And I apologize in advance. This post is likely to be a bit rambling. Honestly, I’m still not even sure I should … Continue reading

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My Journey Back — Travelling Gal

This is the 5th post in a series about my recovery from complications from spinal surgery. I traveled to Houston for Thanksgiving to spend the holiday with my dad and his wife. This was my first trip of any kind … Continue reading

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