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My Middle Son (A Draft Post)

I did a post months ago on my Oldest Son and was reading “My Write Spot” ‘s blog post and it triggered all the memories of my middle son growing up and I knew I needed to do a post on him. My son Adam has always been the “hands on” type of boy. From …

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Drafts!

I have 16 blog post drafts that I had started and never finished. A couple of them date back to 2012! And looking through them, I don’t even know where I was going with some of them. I bet all bloggers have those. Some maybe even more than me. So I decided I would start …

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Time to Rethink (Part 3)

Today I want to talk about chemicals and food, but first here are the most recent photos.     I did have a setback last weekend. Saturday, February third was my 60th birthday! And hey you get to be 60 only once. So what did I do? Celebrate of course! Vince’s Spaghetti and spice cake with …

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Time to Rethink (Part 2)

First, I want to share the new photos. It’s been a week. So what do you think? Do they look any better? Today, I want to talk about diet and the foods we eat. For the most part, I am a vegetarian. I do vege burgers, vege sausage, vege bacon, and vegetarian hot dogs. I could never …

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Time to Rethink Part 1

      I have always had skin problems. When I was little, I would break out with hives when I was nervous. I would break out if my mom used a certain type of laundry detergent. I always had a rash of some sort and I don’t think my mom really knew what caused my various …

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Life and Death. A Memorial

      My stepmom, Jinny, passed away Sunday. She was 94. Just 6 months shy of her 95th birthday. I haven’t cried. I don’t cry anymore. Haven’t for a long time, but that doesn’t mean I don’t miss her. I do. She was a part of my life since I was 8 years old. …

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New Year’s Eve

It was the night before New Years and all through the house the creatures were roaming and scaring the mouse. Which caused mom to run screaming right out of the house. The threadbare stockings, now empty of Christmas cheer, still hung from the mantle waiting for next year. The moon was full and bright on …

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Choices

We all have the power to make our own choices in life. We choose what to wear, where to go, who we see, and what we think is best. Not only for ourselves, but for others also. And our choices have ripple effects. We think that whatever choice we make only affects us, but that’s …

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Kiley’s Stories

I have been working on a children’s book series titled, Kiley’s stories. The first book is out and it is, “Kiley Wished for a Puppy” This is a new experience for me. And I am finding it to be a lot of fun! So now I am working on the second book in the series …

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News and Journalists

Today I want to talk about journalists and the news media. Growing up I learned a valuable lesson about not believing everything you read or hear about in the news. As a child, my family lived next to a freeway overpass, and the off-ramp ran parallel with our yard. Many times cars would come speeding …

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