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Packaged So it Will Not Break

After a trip to sort the possessions of my friend, who recently died, I returned home and realized I had forgotten one precious item. It is interesting to learn what becomes important when the one who is most important dies. … Continue reading

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One Thing I Know For Sure

    Is that I don’t want this dog. I don’t like little dogs. I’m not even sure they are dogs. I like a dog like my first dog from when I grew up on a farm. He looked like … Continue reading

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Coffee with Memories and Tears

Two weeks from today I will be leaving a place that feels like home to me. Not because this is a city with which I have any familiarity. Not even because I have deep personal friendships here. But, because this … Continue reading

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Was I Supposed to Feed Him

  Twenty-five years ago I married my husband. This year in a marriage often prompts a public celebration, but we are choosing to just be the two of us. This is mostly because my husband has had both a stroke … Continue reading

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Because He Loves Them

I know of a young man who is coming to Wisconsin from Houston for Christmas. When he married his beautiful young wife, almost three years ago, he was blessed with two delightful children, as well. The boy is now nine … Continue reading

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Tape Reveals Family secret

I found an old cassette tape labeled “Mom and Dad”. After some searching I found a “Boom Box” that had the capacity to play cassette tapes. The first side was Mom playing a little electronic organ. I can picture her … Continue reading

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Why I Hate My Closet

I don’t really think my closet is too small. I rather believe that I have too many clothes. It would seem a simple concept to then give some of the clothes away. But, the good intentions of sorting becomes a … Continue reading

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