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Friendship is always Worth the Fight!

Dear Reader: When I sent Libby her birthday card on June 3 -it had a coupon in it -good for a birthday lunch at Oscars and a sleep-over on the B& B side! Yesterday was the day it came together. … Continue reading

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Giving Life Our All

Dear Reader: I think sometimes people immediately think of travel as a substitute for the word ” adventure ” … and feel like they didn’t accomplish much in life if they didn’t travel and experience the world up close and … Continue reading

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Life is all about Connections

Dear Reader: In most schools in the Lowcountry it is count-down week to summer vacation! An oasis of happiness waits on students and teachers! An ending to one of the most challenging years of teaching and student learning… ever-a well-deserved … Continue reading

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” Necessity is the Mother of Invention”

Dear Reader: I never cease to marvel at the creative endeavors and newly recognized entrepreneurs who have risen from the pandemic like a Phoenix from the ashes. Many used the loss of jobs to do what they always wanted to … Continue reading

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Greetings, Salutations, and “Hello”

Dear Reader: I love that my statue of St. Francis greets visitors to my garden! The perfect person to open up his arms to all who enter the sacred beauty of a well-loved sanctuary. When I looked up the origin … Continue reading

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If Ferns Could Talk…

Dear Reader: I am so proud of this sword fern – ( Boston Fern) is part of this family. It is huge and still growing-it is in a location where it gets filtered light and in a high humidity climate … Continue reading

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Stand Aside and Let the Beauty of Life In…

Dear Reader: Just a few years after my initial cancer diagnosis I tuned in to one of Oprah Winfrey’s last shows. A little toddler sitting between his parents – a boy-was stealing everyone’s hearts in the audience but rather strangely … Continue reading

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Life is all About Staying in the Zone… the Auto Zone

Dear Reader: This past week an amazing woman (whose children I taught) had a birthday and friends were leaving wonderful comments on FB to her. All very nice …but what caught my attention was her first line… ” I enjoy … Continue reading

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All Living Things Thrive Better 1:1

Dear Reader: Thanks to Mother Nature, recently, the Lowcountry is pulling out of the near-drought conditions it was headed for just a week prior… I had bought another water can to help me with my side garden since there is … Continue reading

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Pay the Story Forward

Dear Reader: In one of Barbara Johnson’s Daily Splashes of Joy she tells about a man who was moving to a new town. His friends bought him a young sapling to plant in his new home as a reminder of … Continue reading

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