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A New Normal

I remember when my oldest nephew was born over 17 years ago, my brother-in-law telling my mother that he was just ready for his life to get back to normal. My mother’s response has stayed with me through the years. … Continue reading

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The Legacy of One Woman

One of my great-grandmothers is lovingly referred to  as “Big Mama”.  She left this earth 47 years ago and is still referred to frequently by her family. I was a baby when she passed and I talk about her like … Continue reading

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Hindsight is 20-20

Hindsight is always 20-20 and I’m tempted to think ” I should have…” . My friend Toni has a great saying.  She says “I’m not gonna should on you”. You see things just happen all the time. We all make choices … Continue reading

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What Do You Do?

What is the first thing you ask someone when you meet them for the first time? One of the firsts is many times “what do you do?”.  It is so easy to do. I read a blog recently by Seth Godwin that … Continue reading

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Have a Red Flannel Christmas!

Many years ago, my Granny gave the girls and women in our family a gift that created some momentum. I’m guessing she didn’t know what to give and decided to make us all red flannel nightgowns. My younger cousins got … Continue reading

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