Monthly Archives: June 2016

Who Shot Alexander Hamilton?

Dear Reader: One of the funniest “Got Milk” commercials¬†has to be the peanut butter sandwich stuffed in a contestants’ mouth with no milk left when he is asked the $10,000 question: “Who shot Alexander Hamilton?” on a random phone contest … Continue reading

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“My Daddy” on Father’s Day/2016

Dear Reader: Happy Father’s Day! My only wish on this day is that I had more memories of my own father. The few sketchy “memories” I have of daddy are based more on second-hand accounts…. heard from adults in my … Continue reading

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“Live by the Sun… Love by the Moon”

Dear Reader: This is a wonderful “mantra” for those of us lucky enough to live in the lowcountry of South Carolina. I noticed Thursday night that the moon is getting fuller and brighter… ethereal in its beauty. And, as far … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning and Beauty in Every Day Life

Dear Reader: Life always finds a way to keep climbing. When I went out to water the plants yesterday the morning glory vines were going berserk. One had jumped on the fairy picture and was starting to climb around it….in … Continue reading

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Get Close…GATHER

Dear Reader: You know you are getting old… when you begin to fear that future generations will never be able to read first-hand historical documents because they can’t write or read cursive. You know you are getting old…when you fear … Continue reading

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Being True to Yourself

Dear Reader: The other day in a Huffington Post article on finding your true self and then staying true to it…. an example (was given) of a woman who found a pillow in a small antique shop on sale for … Continue reading

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When Calm Becomes Contagious and Stillness a Clearing

        Dear Reader: I must confess that I am a closet worrier who can go “willy nilly” on you in a skinny minute. I am all over the place in my visualization about a problem. Sadly….one drawback … Continue reading

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A Second Look Before We Begin…

Dear Reader: Lately I have realized that before we begin any project or process in life we need to re-check to see if it is right side-up, or facing the front, not back, or even identified correctly before we begin … Continue reading

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Nostalgia…

Dear Reader: “Nostalgia is defined as “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.” Jackson loaned me her tractor she received when she was five years old. Doesn’t it … Continue reading

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Summer Shadows of Ya Sisters in “Retreat”

Dear Reader: On our last evening at Edisto on our Ya retreat….we came out of self-imposed “retreating” long enough to down a drink, watch the ocean, and have our annual photo made by the prettiest, sweetest young lady we met … Continue reading

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