Monthly Archives: February 2018

Pushing Sorrow Aside to Embrace a Day of Joy – Parenting Plights & Delights

One year ago, we attended the last-minute wedding of our youngest daughter, Suzee. “Why last-minute?” you may ask. In mid-January 2017 my husband, George, was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer: leptomeningeal disease. We were still trying to process the … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Hidden or Quirky Talent?

Happy Friday! Almost everybody has a hidden or quirky talent. What’s yours? Below is a 57-second video of my youngest daughter, Suzee, showing off her quirky talent. She learned this cute little trick from her father when she was three … Continue reading

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Movie Review of The 15:17 to Paris – True Story of Three Men Stopping Terrorist on a Train

For Valentine’s Day, George and I got to see the movie The 15:17 to Paris. It’s the remarkable true story of three American friends who thwarted a terrorist on a train to Paris in August 2015. Directed and produced by … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day – Do the Cupid Shuffle Line Dance

Happy Valentine’s Day! I couldn’t resist sharing Cupid Shuffle with you. Do you like this song? Do you know how to do the dance? I’ve been at a few wedding receptions and parties when Cupid Shuffle was played, and whippersnappers … Continue reading

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Ambidextrous Tennis Player Celebrates 85th Birthday

Help me celebrate my dad turning 85 years old. Dad plays tennis for two hours at a time two to three days a week. He learned to play tennis when he was 40. Being ambidextrous has helped his game. This three-minute … Continue reading

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Everyday Heroine – Do You Know One?

Do you know an everyday heroine? Everyday heroes and heroines are people who commit random acts of kindness without giving a thought as to how their kindness will impact those around them, and they expect nothing in return. My Aunt … Continue reading

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What If The Shoes Don’t Fit

I’m not comfortable teaching other writers how to write, but sometimes I like to have fun writing about writing. If you’re not a writer, this post might give you an idea about the many aspects fiction authors have to take … Continue reading

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How to Press Flowers – Small Roses

Do you like pressed flowers? It’s easy to press them. In this video tutorial, I cut fresh flowers from my garden, put them on a sheet of wax paper, fold it over, then put them between the pages of a … Continue reading

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