Category Archives: The Past

A Magnet of Hope

I wrote this for the Reboot Your Life anthology for Chicken Soup for the Soul. They didn’t select it, but that means that I can now share it with all of you. I’ve been sitting on it since January! Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Holiday Thoughts

It’s been too long since I’ve updated this blog but not for lack of trying. Life just seems to get in the way of things, especially when you’re busy. What with the Holidays upon us, it’s little wonder that I’ve … Continue reading

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Sewing Thoughts

I have been negligent in writing lately. This is mostly because I have been doing the most dreaded thing a writer can face: editing! While I know that editing is an essential process, I don’t have to enjoy it. It’s … Continue reading

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A Gentle Quiet

I have been quiet lately.   This is not due to depression, thank goodness. It is simply due to the fact that life has taken me up in a whirlwind and has only just put me down again. For the … Continue reading

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Birthday Reminders

I was born on August 22nd, 1978. Every year around my birthday I am reminded that I was supposed to have died   My mother, young and frightened, felt her contractions starting late one evening and was rushed to the … Continue reading

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Blue Blood Words

I have been quiet lately. This has been mostly due to the fact that I am fighting off a small bout of depression. It’s as if there is a blueness around me that I can breathe in. It wants to … Continue reading

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The Dark Mark

I had my first year wedding anniversary on Saturday. I can’t believe it’s been a year that I’ve been married. I also can’t believe that Robert and I have been together for almost three years. It seems like a few … Continue reading

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