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A weekend retreat

I am fortunate to be part of a wonderful creative community on Facebook, and every so often we find a way to get together. Two of our members brainstormed a creative retreat at the Christ the King Spiritual Life Center … Continue reading

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Nana

Nana was a very special person in our lives. She was my mother’s mother and she adored her grandchildren and spent as much time as possible with them. She is affectionately remembered in our family with a lot of love.  … Continue reading

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Becoming Nana

My world is about to change in a very wonderful way. At Christmas, my daughter Amy announced that she and Everton were expecting their first child. They gave me a wooden sign and said it was from “Baby girl, due … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Have you ever given thought to all the names/titles that you go by? We start out with the one our parents give us – in my case chosen because my father liked the name Candy. I also immediately became daughter, … Continue reading

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Christmas

I love Christmas.  As a singer, I revel in the wonderful carols and the glorious joyful music of the season. As a Christian, I celebrate the wonderful gift of Jesus sent by a loving God. As a mom, I joyfully … Continue reading

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A pair of sunglasses

Just a simple pair of plastic sunglasses.  A little bit of flower child I suppose with their blue frames and pink and yellow flowers.  But as I drove home in the evening sunlight the other day, they triggered a memory … Continue reading

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A simple summer weekend

“Come to my house for the weekend, and bring Tess!”, my friend Kate suggested. We hadn’t seen each other in a while and wanted to visit and catch up a bit. Tess would meet Kate’s two dogs for the first … Continue reading

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