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IS NECESSITY THE MOTHER OF INVENTION?

I wonder how Thomas Edison would’ve felt, had he given up just at the brink of discovery.  I wonder if Alexander Graham Bell ever dreamed that his telephone would some day lead to instant communication to anywhere in the world.  … Continue reading

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PERSEVERE

We are living in terrifying times.  The possibilities of nuclear disaster has become a political chess game.  The rhetoric of our government and the lives of our citizens are being threatened by a health care plan that has turned into a … Continue reading

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YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE

How many times have you heard this? My life stinks. I’m going nowhere. I’ve had this problem all my life; it will never go away. I just can’t find the energy anymore. I don’t think God loves me. I’m tired … Continue reading

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LEFT FOR DEAD

Last fall, my husband bought a beautiful hydrangea plant for the front of our new “old” house.  I was so ecstatic, because these are my favorite plants and it seemed the perfect spot for this bloom adorned bush.  Winter came … Continue reading

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YOU CAN DO IT!

“By perseverance the snail reached the ark.”  Charles Spurgeon We’ve been spending the week with our daughter and family in South Carolina.We’re here to celebrate our second son’s graduation from high school tomorrow.  Last night we attended a dinner to honor these 80 … Continue reading

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MY DAD’S MOM

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MAY 8, 2014 BY ATIMETOSHARE.ME The second in a series about mothers who shaped my life. My paternal grandmother was a city lady.  She was a beautiful woman with black hair and the darkest black eyes I’ve ever seen.  … Continue reading

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ON BEING A GRANDMA

  With Mother’s Day on the way I thought I’d repost a series I ran last year about special moms who have impacted my life.  This was originally posted May 7, 2016. My mother’s mom was the wife of a … Continue reading

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ANOTHER DAY IN THE LIFE OF US…

When you reach your seventies, it’s not uncommon to spend time in an ER.  A little over a year ago, my husband suffered a small stroke and tried to get help by dialing 911. His speech was impaired and 911 hung up on him three … Continue reading

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WRITING FUNNIES

Painfully true, even if it doesn’t come wrapped in a rock.  No wonder so many are self-publishing these days.

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WORTH THE WAIT

ART & INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© This painting is now living in the home of a good friend Waiting patiently to see what nature has in store for us in our new “old” house.  Since we moved in October, we only … Continue reading

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