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Surprised by Puppy Love!

I’m not typically a person who cares for surprises. That’s a long story all on its own.  That said, every now and then I receive a surprise that absolutely warms me from head to toe! Imagine my delight when I

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Posted in 2013, B4Peace, Crochet, Uncategorized

Mother and Child

  This incredible photo is of two people I never knew, my grandmother Carmen’s friend,  Amalia, and her son Raymond.  I found the photo last year in my mom’s “treasure chest.” My grandmother and Amalia lived in the same Los

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Posted in 2013, Family, Family history, Peaceful, Personal, Thoughts


The weekly challenge topic is friendship.  It just so happens there are some photos in the family gallery that I am really excited to share! How many of us can say that we’ve had a friend that we’ve known for

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, Friends, Musings, Personal, Spirituality, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Easter – The Day You Told Me You Had AIDS

The early 1990’s were a challenge.  At the end of 1990 and beginning of 1991 I was injured in two car accidents.  The first one wasn’t too bad, but I wasn’t fully recovered when the second, more severe accident happened. 

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Posted in 2012, Faith, Family, Family history, Friends, Musings, Personal, Religion, Spirituality, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Regret – Maybe Not

The WordPress Topic of the week is Regret.  Admittedly, it wasn’t a topic I really wanted to pursue.  The way I see it, why look back?  No need to dwell on shoulda’, woulda’, coulda’.  I decided a while ago that

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Posted in 2012, Faith, Family, Friends, Peaceful, Uncategorized


Cobbie69 suggested the theme Waiting as the weekly photo challenge.   What a great idea! I went to the family archive and found this photo of my grandmother celebrating her 86th birthday.  The little cutie who is waiting in anticipation of

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, Friends, Personal, Uncategorized

Why is it hard to admit a mistake?

The WordPress topic of the day is “Why is it hard to admit a mistake?” Interesting question!  I can approach this from several angles – professional, personal or spiritual.  Where to start? Briefly, no one wants to admit a mistake

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Posted in Faith, Family, Personal, Religion, Spirituality, Uncategorized

Thoughts and Memories while Sipping Tea

I’ve been wanting to write for a few days now but my thoughts haven’t been exactly focused.  Still, I decided that the only way to write was to simply begin and see what happens. I boiled water and looked forward

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Posted in Family, Family history, Personal, Uncategorized

After the Crash

Bummer.  I was sitting in the airport last week talking to Al when he said he had bad news…hmm…okay…laptop…my laptop?  Crashed?  What do you mean by a crash?  Well, after turning it on it doesn’t do anything…yikes! It wasn’t the

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Posted in Personal

From Journal to Blog – Garage Sales and Friendship

9/19 My pal Lisa told everyone she was having a garage sale on Saturday and Sunday.  After a week of traveling I was pretty beat.  Saturday was out. I spent most of the day on the recliner trying to unwind.

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Posted in Family, Friends, Personal

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