Love…

Love wins… even in the face of despair. Changes are happening all over our world in light of the recent elections in the United States. To be honest, I’m not sure many of them are for the best. We seem to have opened up a chasm to a world of intolerance and hate that was

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Life Events

  The dictionary defines a Life Event as the following: noun. A major event that changes a person’s status or circumstances, such as giving birth, marriage, divorce, death of spouse, loss of job. Life events are very often discussed in terms of stress. I’ve managed to live through most of these events in the recent

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The Importance of Goodbye

  Saying goodbye is something we do on a daily basis. The Oxford Dictionary defines goodbye as “an exclamation to express good wishes when parting or at the end of a conversation.” So many words meaning the same thing… goodbye, safe journey, farewell, adieu, au revoir, ciao, auf wiedersehen, adios, sayonara, bye, bye-bye, so long,

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Random Thoughts

It started with a song… that song was you. I generally try not to dwell on the sad things that happen in life, but there are certain times that I think of nothing else. This time of the year is always that way for me. It starts with the holidays and by the time everyone

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Love

  Love is a gift. It costs us nothing to give and returns to us a hundredfold. I’ve been trying to make it a part of my holidays in my actions, in my thoughts, the gifts I am giving… I am trying to give a bit of my heart away. So many words have been

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Reality

  It started with a tweet, and a status update, a message, an email, words…. it doesn’t matter how, just that it happened. One person, then two, then more, spewing hatred on an unsuspecting soul and the world changed once again. This evening I got to witness this again and my anger towards this trend

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One Year Later…

It started with a song… one year ago today! One entire year of life and all of the experiences to go along with it, and I am still here to write about it! Honestly, if you had asked me what I would write on the anniversary of my first blog post in October of last

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Dr. Seuss: “Fun is Good”

A Hawaiian luau, a child’s fifth birthday party, early Alzheimer’s, a divorce and music; weekends are made of such things. It started with a song… yes, today it really did. Another sleepless night, wired on prednisone and battling nausea I tried to redirect my thoughts to the events of the past two days while listening

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