Category Archives: love

Precious is life and its memories…

Many of us feel we know the meaning of the word ‘precious.’ It may mean too valuable to describe or too valuable to be wasted. So, does that mean life is precious? Many may argue that it is. But who … Continue reading

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Thank you for being a friend…

Friendships are a hotbed of bliss and turmoil.  As we grew, we traipsed the pathways of gaining and maintaining friendships.  Those early years were fraught with glee, playfulness, mischief, hurt and heartache.  News flash…as we age, the “song remains the … Continue reading

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Seemingly insurmountable challenges…

Behind my laughing, calm facade is a constant battle between good and evil.  No, it’s not a super-hero battle but the one waged between the binge-eating devil and the clean-eating fairy.  I haven’t always been obese, just the majority of … Continue reading

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Not the “Same Old Lang Syne”

And I mean no disrespect to Dan Fogelberg, may he rest in peace.  There was a time when I loved that song but I’m no longer into feeling regret and longing as I transition into a New Year.  But I … Continue reading

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Feeling grateful…

My battery of medical tests are done for now and I am extremely thankful for positive results.  Now that they’re over I will get back on my journey in earnest.  I’d like to lose several pounds before the holidays.  Drove … Continue reading

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Gratitude

According to the dictionary, the word ‘gratitude” means a feeling of thankfulness or appreciation. Seems like a simple concept, but for me it isn’t. I can say the words, I can feel appreciative, I can express my thanks. But am … Continue reading

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