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An Ordinary Monday in December

It was just an ordinary day. Until it was not.  It was Monday, December 10.  I went to school that day and then babysat for a family in the neighborhood. An unexpected knock on the door and the instruction that … Continue reading

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When Everything Changed

“Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while and leave footprints on our hearts. And we are never, ever the same.” – Unknown She was born on Thursday, July 12, 1990. Today she would … Continue reading

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Thief in the Night

Death came unexpectedly and uninvited into our lives one week this past October. All around us leaves blazed brilliant fiery shades of red, gold and orange. By its very nature, autumn represents a fading away of life, of the earth … Continue reading

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The Attack of the Killer Collies

“There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid.” – L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful World of Oz Danger met me square in the face … Continue reading

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