Monthly Archives: January 2023

Beaufort and All the Links into the Past and Present

Dear Reader: We knew yesterday would be the ” main” day so we chocked it full of adventurous side trips… great restaurants/ cuisine and history… the scenic fun stuff! Then we were off to Lady’s Island… staying on it all … Continue reading

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Beaufort, Bridge, and Harriett Tubman

Dear Reader: You know this retired history teacher is happy when simply crossing a bridge on Highway 17 yesterday morning ( Harriett Tubman Bridge) heading towards Beaufort had my memories spinning with the important role Tubman played in local South … Continue reading

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As January Winds Down… Celebrate with a Quick Getaway!

Dear Reader: Impromptu, last minute get-always are one of my favorite things to do… especially when one starts the New Year with one of multiple virus ” bugs” going around that spreads throughout the neighborhood… and not just mine but … Continue reading

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Querencia

Dear Reader: You know how much I love learning new words and their definitions, especially beautiful words to pronounce and match memories from one’s life… and the first memory I associated with ” querencia” evolved out of the trip I … Continue reading

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Want to Get Away but Don’t Want the Hassle of Traveling? Re-Visit Your Secret ” Parallel Life”

Dear Reader: All my life I have always dreamed about my secret hiding place ( that I would create one day) where I could escape the stresses, strains, and plaguing problems of ordinary life. When I came across the title … Continue reading

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January Should Be Filled with Colorful Decor and Warm Gratitude for Those Who Came Before Us…

January should also be filled with fun items that make you laugh and say thank you for life! As we look toward the future this month… we must make time to remember the people, to date, who have served as … Continue reading

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A ” Bright” Waiting Room Story

Dear Reader: I love curling up on the sofa in the den upon waking each morning…and reading texts and emails… scrolling through FB looking for friends and family photos. But my most favorite time is when the first early morning … Continue reading

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Becoming a Member of the ” No Matter What” Club

Dear Reader: The other day I walked into my den as a young actress was telling her ” American Dream” story of going from rags to riches … and when asked how she kept her dream alive ( against all … Continue reading

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It’s a Small, Small World … and Getting Smaller…

Dear Reader: I remember the last time I rode through the “It’s a Small Small World” Disney ride… I left with tears in my eyes… there is something so touching about listening to the children sing while watching all the … Continue reading

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Fill in the Future With Surprises…By Surprising Yourself…

Dear Reader: Yesterday was my scheduled oncology appointment… you would think by now I would be used to it after all these years… but when you are living with cancer … one knows that things can turn on a dime. … Continue reading

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