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I recognize that I can tell the stories of my childhood in ways that give wings to these days. It’s my story. I can tell it any way I want. My friend, Frankie Kiehl, told me repeatedly as she lay […]

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Yes, I grasped when the doctor assessed, “Your brother has the fastest growing cancer that we have identified to date.”  I understand the word  fast.  And fastest.  I am familiar with cancer around the edges of it.  To take those […]

Or perhaps it is remembering yourself FORWARD to what matters! Remember and Do What Matters Discovery Process with Mary Anne Radmacher, $99 September 1 – 22 You might not realize it but you do KNOW what matters to you. You […]

In my office, answering mail, adding to the list for the day, I hear my neighbor and his father under my second story window. “Do you have everything you need for the tests, Dad?” I couldn’t hear his answer. “Is […]

Taking an exit too soon. When we were first together, my husband  did all the driving. We were moving to areas that neither of us were familiar.  We did not have a GPS and with my directional dyslexia, me co-piloting […]

I loved singing. I sang sungs I’d been taught. I sang songs that sprang from my heart and experience that I hadn’t learned anywhere but in my own soul. And that was a very long time ago.  Now, decades later…I have the […]