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  • The Girls of Summer

    When I was a little girl, as soon as the school year ended, summer was there to greet me with its seasonal offerings. Lightning bugs. Softball games. Sleepovers with my best friends. Staying up late. Sleeping in even later. Our… Read More ›

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  • One More Time

    After fifty years, like everyone, I have amassed a number of stories. Some good, and some not so good. My forties found me embroiled in a neverending series of stories of the not so good variety. Depression. Anxiety. Divorce. Breast… Read More ›

  • Commence: Advice for Graduates

    This weekend, my oldest daughter will join the ranks of high school graduates and become an alumna of my alma mater.  It’s another significant event in her life, and it is one that warrants some words of wisdom, of which… Read More ›

  • Punta Mom

    In preparation for a recent trip to Punta Cana for my oldest daughter’s final high school spring break, I was, what my daughter now refers to as, Kentucky Mom.  So, who is Kentucky Mom?  She is the mom who holds it… Read More ›

  • Because I’m Happy

    I recently enjoyed a delicious dinner with my friend, Allison, whom I refer to as a real writer.  She is a published and paid writer, hence, she has more than earned the moniker of real writer.  After not writing for over… Read More ›

  • All Is Well

    Words carry a great deal of weight.  They are powerful beyond measure, whether they are directed at another person or at ourselves.  Sometimes, words take on even greater meaning and importance because of who is behind them and when they are shared.  Recently, I… Read More ›

  • Live and Be Happy

    Is it bad that I want to live?  I just want to be happy. That question and the statement that followed it were made by someone who is very special to me during a recent exchange of messages between us. … Read More ›