Category Archives: Family

Adventures in Real Estate

“You’re the perfect size for a jockey.” So said my High School Guidance Counselor when we met to have that all important discussion of what I wanted to be when I grew up. I thought this an odd statement to … Continue reading

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Diversity

For the past few weeks, our church has been talking about diversity. Diversity defined is the state or fact of being diverse; difference, unlikeness; variety and multiformity; the inclusion of individuals representing more than one national origin, color, religion, etc. … Continue reading

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The Necklace

Grandma Moon lived with us for all of my growing-up years. In fact, I never remember a time when she didn’t live with us. Gram was the only grandmother, really the only grandparent, I had. I remember her clearly and … Continue reading

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Days of Wine and Old Man Straps

Kermit the Frog on Sesame Street, once said, “It’s not easy being green”. I think my parents would add, “It’s not easy being old, either”. Technically, they’re not that old…Mom is 77 and Dad will be 83 this month, but … Continue reading

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“Blue Sky Shining on Me…”

I don’t know why, but tragedies always seem to happen in the early hours of the morning. This one was no exception; the flashing lights, the sobbing, the endless questions that may never be answered, the realization that death is … Continue reading

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The Lonely Recliner

Once upon a time, in a beautiful open upstairs room, there lived a little recliner. The little recliner was quite proud of itself for it was not just a regular recliner, it was a teal-colored, upgraded recliner with all of … Continue reading

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The Week That Was…

You know that kid?  The one who is never quite paying attention to things. The daydreamer in school. The one that’s told to go to the kitchen and get the salt at dinner and they comes back with a glass … Continue reading

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