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Justified Anger

This is my fourth attempt at putting on paper what is worrying my heart and mind. I have written no less than six pages of rambling thoughts, and I still cannot accurately describe how and what I am feeling. All … Continue reading

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For The Love of Mother’s Day

Recently I read a post on Facebook that a mother had written explaining why she had not raised her son to celebrate mother’s day. She felt that Mother’s Day was a huge lie in extolling the virtues of mothers. All … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Memories

There has never been a day in my life that my Grandma LaRue hasn’t been a presence, a memory, or a thought away.  Growing up, Summer vacations, holidays, birthdays, weekends, all found me at Grandma and Grandpa’s house on Riverside … Continue reading

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My Grandma, My Heart

Two hours. That’s how long she has been gone. Such a short time but my world seems darker, colder, lonelier, without her in it. I know in time that this ache will subside, that the tears will stop, the heartache … Continue reading

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God and My Chaise Lounge

I acquired a new piece of furniture last summer.  Well, new to me.  It was actually purchased at a yard sale of friends who were moving out of the area.  The price was ridiculously low and there was no way … Continue reading

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Take Me Home

I spent a great deal of my childhood at my grandparents home on Riverside Drive in Prindle, Washington on the Columbia River Gorge. It was the perfect place to be a kid.  A place where security and danger, laughter and … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Love

On August 27, 2011 they will have been married for 45 years. They met in 1964. Both worked at the Portland International Airport. He worked for Northwest Airlines and she worked in the Employee restaurant. He asked her out one … Continue reading

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