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Where to? Planning Ahead is Over-Rated

My family vacations started nothing like my friend’s. Her dad piled wife, kids, and family pets into the car. He then drove to the end of the block where he stopped, turned to his family, and asked, “So, where to … Continue reading

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Give Up or Go On? The Tipping Point

Four years of training and grueling practice came to an early end for Jeremy Abbott in his short program for men’s figure skating.  His dream to stand on the Olympic podium fell hard with him to the ice after he … Continue reading

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She Has Suffered Enough

I sat ramrod straight on the living room couch, straining to memorize every word the hospice nurse spoke after assessing Mom. “The signs are there. She’s transitioning … actively dying. It could be days or weeks.” The nurse’s mouth kept … Continue reading

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Setback or Set Up?

My desire to teach suffered a setback. In the last semester of my last year in college, my career plan came to a screeching halt at the hands of a high school Spanish class who cared more about sports and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Friendship Day

Friendship with my first BFF lasted a year. We were eleven years old when, like a scalpel, her words sliced through our bond and severed our friendship. She turned to me and said, “I can’t be your friend anymore. I’m friends … Continue reading

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A Legacy Should Not Be Wasted

What legacy have you received? It must not be wasted. So, what legacy are you leaving? Today, meet my friend and fellow writer, Miriam Bradley. Miriam said her childhood was nearly perfect, marred only by the death of her mother. Her … Continue reading

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