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My life always feels like a poorly conducted balancing act. No matter what my goals, there seem to be too many of them all clamoring for attention and I, loving them all, glance longingly from one to the other trying

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Safety Pin Solidarity & Supprt

#SafetyPin #LoveTrumpsHate

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A Space in My Heart

Today I remember and celebrate the life of my best friend who was born on October 13. She was a remarkable person whose kindness, beautiful art and gentle spirit touched those around her. The day after her funeral, I went

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Years

  My youngest sister just celebrated one of those landmark birthdays, the last of my four sibs to cross that line.  I expected it to make me feel older, but it really hasn’t. I look at each of them and

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Another Chapter in My Imperfect Vacation

This morning – the morning of our last full day here – we were placed on lockdown. It was a morning where I considered that I felt well enough to brave some crowds to buy souvenirs for folks back home.

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My Imperfect Vacation

The thought of going to Florida makes me all kinds of happy. My brain puts on rose-colored glasses and I sigh and smile and gush. I remember and imagine and relive favorite Floridian moments – like walking along the water’s

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A Tribute to Friends

To friends we treasure and friends we’ve lost. Comforting thoughts to those who’ve lost someone they love. December 2015: This is going out once more for the sadness of life losses. I can’t send enough comfort, only my empathy.  

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