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Know Thyself…Aristotle

To thine own self, be true~ Shakespeare  (Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 3) If I’ve learned anything over the past years, it is that the most important relationship that a woman can have is with herself.  It’s even more important that … Continue reading

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Fidelity…Fideles…Faithfulness…

have a magnet on my fridge. It says, “Faithful Friend.” It is probably the most humbling gift that was ever given to me. Not because, I haven’t been a faithful friend, wife or mother, but because I never considered that … Continue reading

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What Would Your Eulogy Say?

So, I’m writing her eulogy..my brothers and I are both speaking. I have written it. I read it, I think I like it, I still need to have my editor read it..if I let him. Not sure, yet. She isn’t … Continue reading

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My Children Amaze Me and Heal My Heart

Yesterday was the worst day of my life as I had to tell my parents, brothers, and nieces something that no one should ever have to tell another person. I thought telling my mom and big brother about the circumstances … Continue reading

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The Year That We Ate Whataburger for Thanksgiving

his Thanksgiving wasn’t meant to be anything but challenging. An ex-husband in Austin, a sister in the hospital, my mom, oldest brother and his family on an RV to Iowa, my other brother with his wife’s clan, my dad doing … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up

I was having a discussion with my boys the other day on future careers. Their answers were interesting albeit not surprising. As usual, the perfectionist stole the show. Lawyer: When I grow up, I’m going to be a pro-football player. … Continue reading

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When I Was A Little Girl…

all of eight years old to be exact, I wrote a poem to be entered into my PTA’s Cultural Arts Contest. I won First Place. My parents were so proud of my accomplishment that they paid for the poem to … Continue reading

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10-10-10

My late paternal grandfather was born on this date one hundred years ago. It’s interesting to think that if he had never been born, where would I be or would I be? I like to think that I would be … Continue reading

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LOVE

Yesterday, I picked the Perfectionist (4) , the Professor (6) and the Lawyer (8) up from camp. ¬†One of the perfectionist’s schoolmates ran up to say goodbye, and he leaned in and gave her a big wet kiss on the … Continue reading

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