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To my friends and family, or mere acquaintance battling silently or not so silently with depression

I want you to know that you are loved and you are needed, here with us. No matter how dark it is for you, no matter how far away you feel, you are loved and are needed here. This world, … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

I have not written anything worthwhile for many months; strange for a person who loves words. I love words both oral and written. I love the way words weave a story or string a song around my soul. Without words … Continue reading

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Video of the Crime – Caught in the Act

I was clearing out some of the random photos and videos my daughter takes constantly. My phone had 487 pictures and videos on it! Most are just a few second videos of her making  a funny noise. A few are … Continue reading

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Opting Out of Social Media “Thankful”

Since November 1st the social media world has been inundated with the “30 days of thanks”. In case you live in  a vacuum, or do not delve into the social media circus, let me break it down for you. Every day this … Continue reading

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Raising a Man

My son is 12. He is quiet and thoughtful. Overly mature for his age, adventurous, rugged, and yet within him is a special kind of kindred spirit. As a mother I want to raise him to be more than just … Continue reading

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Twig and Berries With a Side of Gum

Have you ever wondered how to get gum off your skin? Honestly, I had never thought about that until I had a child. I’m sure my son and nephew will hate me later for sharing this….HOWEVER, it’s too funny to … Continue reading

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Funny Stuff my Toddler Says – 1

My daughter is hilarious, and after hearing all the negativity over elections the past few weeks, I decided I’m going to take the time to randomly blog some of the funny stuff she says to lift the negative spirits. ENJOY 🙂 … Continue reading

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