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Soul Searching at Starbucks

Reflections, ramblings, inspiration. For technical help, head on over to the Writing Tips area of the blog, or click here to learn more about the blog.

Ordinary fathers

For many years, I was a little sad and wistful whenever Father’s Day rolled around because inevitably, there was some article in the newspaper that celebrated a bunch of dads doing ordinary things for their families every day. My dad was sort of ordinary, at least for a while. He built ice rinks in the […]

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The unanswered phone

  There was a time I’d get excited when the phone rang, especially if it was my best friend, Sue, calling with juicy details of some high school cheerleader’s romance gone south. Granted, that was before anyone knew to use “cell” and “phone” in the same sentence. These days, there is no excitement when the […]

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The grass isn’t always greener

I’m cheating again. Posting something previously published. But I’ve been inspired by a post from a mom defending her choice to stay home -“I Was a Stay-at-Home Mom – and My Marriage Survived” by Empty-Nest, Full Mind blogger Sharon Greenthal. It was a terrific piece, and even though I wasn’t a stay-at-home mom for most […]

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Aging gracefully…if you insist

The ultimate in aging gracefully I was invited to join a group of women bloggers who created a new website called Generation Fabulous – The Voice of Midlife. Um, I guess that means I am at that part of life called ‘midlife.’ Well. I knew that. It was kind of, sort of a secret I […]

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