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Entries tagged "family"

July 13th 2014
An open letter to those who know better Each of us is older than someone.  We know better because we've lived longer... READ MORE
December 10th 2013
The meaning of grace has been lost.  Do you have a tough time with family at the holidays? Ancient history is dragged... READ MORE
November 12th 2013
The final few days of my trip with my Auntie Gay, AKA Zia Gaya, were relaxed. With all the walking... READ MORE
November 8th 2013
One of the big things on my bucket list was to see Venice. Everyone told us we had to go... READ MORE
November 7th 2013
A friend of mine from Bethesda, MD lives in Rome. Some friends of hers wanted to do a day trip... READ MORE
November 6th 2013
The travel bug hit again. Although I've been traveling more this year than normal, it was time to get away.... READ MORE
January 24th 2013
back in time: 11/9/2012 One of the first people to respond to my request for places to crash was Lorne Epstein.... READ MORE
July 1st 2012
When was the last time you forgave yourself?  As children, we're taught we have to forgive others for what they do... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.
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