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10.05.22 What True Love Is

"My parents were married for 55 years. One morning, my mom was going downstairs to make dad breakfast, she had a heart attack and fell. My father picked her up as best he could and almost dragged her into the truck. At full speed, without respecting traffic lights, he drove her to the hospital. When… Continue reading 10.05.22 What True Love Is

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09.25.22 When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking

When you thought I wasn’t lookingYou hung my first painting on the refrigeratorAnd I wanted to paint another. When you thought I wasn’t lookingYou fed a stray catAnd I thought it was good to be kind to animals. When you thought I wasn’t lookingYou baked a birthday cake just for meAnd I knew that little… Continue reading 09.25.22 When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking

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09.22.22 I KNOW THIS IS HARD NOW, BUT IT IS WORTH IT

A young mother that I admire has an amazing little boy who makes me smile just by looking at him. This piece below was written by a girl's mama but my young friend who is the mother of the little boy said "I couldn’t have written this better." I too raised a strong-willed child and… Continue reading 09.22.22 I KNOW THIS IS HARD NOW, BUT IT IS WORTH IT

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09.12.22 The Secret of Life

A father used to say to his children when they were young: —When you all reach the age of 12 I will tell you the secret of life. One day when the oldest turned 12, he anxiously asked his father what was the secret of life. The father replied that he was going to tell… Continue reading 09.12.22 The Secret of Life

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09.09.2022 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Phillip came to me today and said it was time to go. I looked at him and smiled, as I whispered that "I know" I then turned and looked behind me, and saw I was asleep. All my Family was around me, and I could hear them weep. I gently touched each shoulder, with Phillip… Continue reading 09.09.2022 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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09.02.22 Paul Harvey’s Letter to His Grandchildren

We tried so hard to make things better for our kids that we made them worse. For my grandchildren, I'd like better. I'd really like for them to know about hand-me-down clothes and homemade ice cream and leftover meat loaf sandwiches. I really would. I hope you learn humility by being humiliated, and that you… Continue reading 09.02.22 Paul Harvey’s Letter to His Grandchildren

2022

08.27.22 Middle Age in a Nutshell

This will not be funny at all to the younger generation who can't relate to the madness that is Middle Age on up. To the rest of us, I hope it gives you a smile or two! Every single one of these has come out of my mouth one or more times in recent years!… Continue reading 08.27.22 Middle Age in a Nutshell

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08.10.22 How to build and keep a healthy marriage, author unknown

This piece by an unknown author speaks such truth. From someone who was married for 47 years, I know it's the truth! We went through it all and still stayed together. Young couples, older couples, all who are committed, or want to become more committed to their marriage, read on…. Any couple who has had… Continue reading 08.10.22 How to build and keep a healthy marriage, author unknown

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08.17.22 If you are a boy mama, by Alyssa Becnel

*Sappy post warning* If you are a boy momma this one is for you.     You always hear about a girl’s daddy “giving his daughter away” on her wedding day. I had never thought much about the mommas and their sons. But y’all mommas give away something too. Something just as precious. Something I… Continue reading 08.17.22 If you are a boy mama, by Alyssa Becnel

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08.03.22  WE ARE A GENERATION THAT WILL NEVER COME BACK

  WE ARE A GENERATION THAT WILL NEVER COME BACK.A generation that walked to school and then walked back.A generation that did their homework alone to get out asap to play in the street.A generation that spent all their free time in the streets with their Friends.A generation that played hide and seek when dark.A… Continue reading 08.03.22  WE ARE A GENERATION THAT WILL NEVER COME BACK