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Most days I am like the Sun, bright, energetic, warm, smiling and bigger than life. Then there are those days when I describe myself as falling raindrops, my emotions landing here, there and everywhere. Oh! I long to be the […]

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I am really lucky to have a wonderful family and a terrific set of friends from all walks of life. American, European, Asian, Hispanic, African American, Jewish, Christian, non-believers, young and older, and the list goes on… One thing they […]

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I recently traveled with my husband to Israel, a country about the size of New Jersey. Established in 1948, Israel (meaning “He Who Strives with God”) is a democracy in the Middle East and the only Jewish-majority state in the […]

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If you are worrying about tomorrow, you aren’t living in today. In our go-go, have to get-ahead world it can be difficult to slow down and live in the now. In order to truly make your life your own and […]

Despite our best efforts, we make mistakes. We, even us grandmothers, are creatures of imperfection. All we can do is recognize our weaknesses, ask for forgiveness and be proactive about turning these negatives into positives. When we are indebted, however, others […]

With a retired husband and a growing blog, that well-known saying is the story of my life these days. For those of you grammas with retired husbands, you may feel the same way. I pray that he stays busy all […]

I feel ageless in attitude. Starting this blog, while challenging, is a testament to me trying new things. I think about my mother, a great-grandmother, when I say this about myself. She is 91 years old! Last year my brother […]

The word DOG is GOD spelled backward. My dog Orchid is God-like. She is loving, wise and protective. Orchid is like a flower—feminine and beautiful! She is a 40-pound soft-coated longhaired Wheaton Terrier. Most owners of Wheatons cut their dog’s […]

“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” ~Author Unknown My core values of honesty, respect for others, truthfulness, being charitable, being a good wife, loyal friend and teacher to my daughters are examples my […]

In today’s world, happy endings seem to be few and far, but they do exist! I can tell you about mine. My second husband, Shelly, is my best friend, my partner and my soul mate. He is totally involved in […]

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