A ‘new’ normal

Posted by on Aug 24, 2018 | 0 comments

A ‘new’ normal

Many of you may know what that means…and have had to rearrange your lives to adjust to a different lifestyle due to circumstances or new situations. So it is for us as well. Our lives have drastically changed in the last couple of years and this new normal is nothing either of us would have chosen, but … as my son Jay would have said if he were here … ‘it is what it is, mom’. Losing that boy almost a year ago now – September 24 – still throws my heart into a tailspin and I suspect it always will. They say time heals all wounds. Not true. The scar...

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Thanksgiving promises

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 | 0 comments

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and as I plan and revise and tweak the menu and contemplate where on earth 20+ people are going to sit, gather and have leg room….a smile tugs at my lips and warm fuzzies start bubbling up from deep within….it’s family reunion time! So many memories…..so many great triumphs and a few baked flops…but all worth pulling out of the brain box! Our family is pretty nice sized … being the oldest of six children, a lot over the years has fallen on my shoulders – never really realized that – nor have I ever minded...

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