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Things Obsessed

My husband, bless his heart, is a man who can become OCD. He is a man who always has to be doing something. He is currently working on his doctorate degree in nursing. He is a Nurse Practitioner. He also … Continue reading

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Days of Christmas Past

Long ago, when I was young, Christmas was a HUGE deal in my family. Back in the day when the entire extended family converged onto my grandparents house for a week-long celebration, starting on Christmas Eve, and going through New … Continue reading

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Ready to Take on The World

It has been a rough year for me and my daughter. Really rough. We butted heads more times than I care to admit. She was asked to leave our home more than once. She made questionable decisions, bad life choices … Continue reading

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The Real Man in the Red Sweater-RIP Grandpa

July 14, 2008. Shortly after 4am, he left us. Alone in a cold, sterile hospital room. He hated being alone. But he chose that time to go. Peacefully, quietly, to slip away into the night. Leaving behind the pain. No … Continue reading

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The Man in the Red Sweater

Last night my husband’s band was playing at the town carnival, much like every year. I was headed there with our son and my mother. After telling the gate-keeper I was ‘with the band’ (something that seriously never gets old) … Continue reading

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