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Monday Musings: Keep Moving Forward

  I had something already to post today and then I saw this quote. It’s one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s more famous quotes, but I had forgotten it. … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Monday Musings: Walk and Talk…and Learn

One of the joys in my life is my annual walk with my brother. We started this tradition a few years ago. He and his family live near a beautiful … Continue reading

January 8, 2018 · 2 Comments

Monday Musings: Entering 2018

I’m entering 2018 a different person than I was entering 2017, and certainly compared to the me who was entering 2016. One of the key reasons is because I decided … Continue reading

January 1, 2018 · 2 Comments

Ending 2017 & Recommitting to Myself

A friend recently commented that she is looking at recommitting herself to living better after an accident that could have ended her life, but only resulted in some body damage … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · 2 Comments

Migraines Suck

(Sorry for the blunt title, but that’s the nicest way I can put it.) June is Migraine Awareness Month. If you have never experienced a migraine, I’m very happy for … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Three Years Ago

Three years ago I poured my grief out in the best way I knew. I sat in my bedroom, alone, writing…trying to capture all the emotions that were running through … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Changes in Perspective

I went to my husband’s grave today. I really didn’t want to do it. I don’t find as much comfort in visiting his gravesite as some people do when they … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · 2 Comments