Family

The Matriarch

A wave of sadness has come over me as Easter is approaching. I log onto Facebook, and a memory from 10 years ago pops up.  I see a picture of my  son on Easter, and think…so much has changed over the years. The picture is taken at house that is a distant memory of a […]

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Mom Life

Little boxes on the hillside, Little boxes made of ticky tacky Little boxes on the hillside, Little boxes all the same, source: https://www.lyricsondemand.com/tvthemes/weedslyrics.html Complacent-Predictable-Monotonous My day can be summed up into the lyrics of three songs. Let’s start with the opening lyrics from the Showtime Series, Weeds.  In today’s world, we are still Keeping up with […]

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5 Years

5 Years 260 Weeks 1,825 Days ______________________________________________________________ 5 Years of milestones 5 years of holidays 5 years of not hearing your voice 5 years of needing advice, but not being able to ask 5 years of missing your hugs 5 years of grieving 5 years of wondering why death is so permanent 5 years of […]

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Suffering Teaches Persistence

Part 1 “Get through your fear to see through the beauty on the other side.”- The Good Dinosaur I went to my women’s group last night, and the woman speaking said, “suffering teaches persistence.” One of the lessons I learned through my dad’s addiction was persistence. I have always been an overachiever and felt like […]

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Lesson 2-Loyalty

 Somewhere along the line a ‘little’ thing called loyalty became very important to me.  Because of my hypersensitivity to it, I’ve realized that our society honoring this idea less and less.  Some of the people that I come in contact with on a daily basis are lacking this character trait altogether. It has become so […]

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