Monthly Archives: September 2009

My Daily Gratitude (3 weeks late!)

Suddenly, it dawned on me. I am once again sitting in a magical place. I am tucked under a canopy of black walnut limbs. Tiny yellow leaves flutter from a massive two hundred plus year old tree. And I am … Continue reading

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The Birthday Letter

When each of my three children turned one, I began the tradition of writing a birthday letter to them. Intuitively I knew that someday I would be asked random questions about what they did at such and such an age, … Continue reading

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More Than An English Teacher

Hmm…I thought to myself. Her postings on Facebook revealed her anticipation of yet another school year. For 37 years, her life revolved around investing in the lives of her high school students. Even her home was situated a mere 200 steps … Continue reading

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Going Home

We were about to end a spectacular seven day Caribbean cruise.  It had been absolutely perfect…until the last night. Our daughter, Debralyn, who was merely 8 years old, came down with a severe case of either food poisoning or the … Continue reading

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Disappointment Yes, Regrets No!

From the time he was a little guy, Jordan had a ball in his hand. We even taught him right and left by pointing to his ball hand (right) and glove hand (left).  He entertained my husband and me for … Continue reading

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