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A Beautiful Legacy – My Aunt Dorothy

My Aunt Dorothy was a special lady.  Naturally loving and caring, wherever she went, she left behind a trail of joy and happiness.  Such a bubbly personality, with a great sense of humor and could be delightfully goofy at time, much like my mom.  When we would visit, she’d come searching for a hug, and…… Continue reading A Beautiful Legacy – My Aunt Dorothy

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The Good Old Days

Sometimes I catch myself drifting back in time.  Thinking of a moment in my past and thinking how good things were.  For me, it’s playing little league baseball, riding our bikes around the neighborhood, or just goofing off with friends.  It’s something we all do at some point in time.  Reflecting on something positive and…… Continue reading The Good Old Days

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Gratitude Journal Day 9, My Mom

Today is a special day.  It’s full of good memories, but also a reminder of emptiness.  A void that will never be filled again.  Today would be my mom’s 74th birthday.  The years since her death have been full of things I used to talk to her about.  We purchased a new home, adopted two…… Continue reading Gratitude Journal Day 9, My Mom