Monthly Archives: April 2018

“Can’t Get No Satisfaction”

Dear Reader: All of us ‘Baby Boomers’ remember singing the lyrics to “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction” throughout the year of 1965 and for many more years to come. We couldn’t get enough ‘satisfaction’ from that song if we didn’t … Continue reading

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The Final Solution is God’s…

Dear Reader: The other evening, as darkness descended, the lantern on the upper deck of the recently renovated outside garage apartment came on, as usual. But for me…what it symbolized was hope that slowly but surely I can start fixing … Continue reading

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Joy, Peace, Happiness

Dear Reader: Ellen Degeneres is always talking about and signing off her show by reminding us to be  ‘kind to one another.’  Yet…in order to be kind to one another…we first have to start with being kind to ourselves. Fresh … Continue reading

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The Memory Letter

Dear Reader: Sometimes all it takes to change a day around completely… is one small letter…almost lost in my dark mailbox…squeezed in between Belk and Pizza Hut advertisements. A letter that brought so many memories flooding back! It was about … Continue reading

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The Chips that Tell a Story

Dear Reader: I have loved potato chips since I was a little girl and have never walked out on my love affair with them to date! Any one in our family… aunt, uncle, grandparent, cousin… whoever kept me (when I … Continue reading

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After the Rain…Peace and Serenity

Dear Reader: What is it about the smell of earth after a much needed rainfall? If someone could bottle that smell…they would be a billionaire. It is a mixture of purity, cleanliness, freshness…it is the smell of life at its … Continue reading

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Creating Our Own Space for Others

Dear Reader: When you watch HGTV as “religiously” as I do, it is easy to notice the subtle trends of change emerging over the years. One of these is the return of wallpaper…which for years now has been pretty taboo. … Continue reading

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