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Live Your Legacy

Do you ever scoff or roll your eyes when you see an old expression such as Gandhi’s “You must be the change you wish to see in the world”? I wouldn’t be so quick to pass the old truisms over. … Continue reading

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Rites of Passage

The feeling of a newborn baby in your arms is like no other. It stirs lifelong emotions, changes to a person that never go away. I guess that’s why humankind has survived so long, because our instinct to protect this … Continue reading

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Fishing, Fires and Finding Things

Fishing after a big rain can only be described as a murky bust. My granddaughter is less than enthused when she doesn’t catch anything, especially when the fish get away with her worms. What can I say? We always need … Continue reading

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July…….

The days of Grandma Camp are going quickly. Swim lessons, sewing, a secret project for her parents, riding the scooter, fishing, and cooking, all serve to make the time fly, and wear grandma out. I have even had moments of … Continue reading

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And Sew

Sometimes I know what to do, because I did it wrong the first time or two I tried. I’m making a quilt for my newly expected grandchild. This time around, after trying to bind a practice quilt (for my granddaughter’s … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Role

I had a painful talk with a mother of an adult alcoholic. No matter our children’s problems, big or small, solvable or impossible, we grieve for them. We love them. We try to help, but, and it is a huge … Continue reading

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Definitions

Humility doesn’t require you think less of yourself, rather that you think of yourself less. Changing the order of one word in a sentence makes all the difference in the world. That close distinction is also found in the fine … Continue reading

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