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My ” House of Cards”

Dear Reader: One of my favorite times is the evening when the lights come on inside and out …when I look down in my den feeling so lucky that I have such a cozy home to live in. It has … Continue reading

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” Oh my GOURD- I love Fall! “

Dear Reader: Friday’s night activities were yummy and delightful! Jake’s party was fun …just seeing everyone again! The scent of fall is appearing-that cool crisp smell that replaces ( in the Lowcountry) hot humid, sticky summers. It is so refreshing. … Continue reading

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The Young Boy and the Sea

Dear Reader: Remember how I told you I was welcomed from the entrance to Honey’s mountain home to every space around it- with birthday decorations-let me show you! Birthday memories for a lifetime! Today Jake is celebrating his birthday with … Continue reading

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The Years of Living, Loving, and Learning

Dear Reader: I was so happy to be on top of Pinnacle Mountain when Mike surprised Honey with a watercolor landscape painting of their treasured mountain home! He had it commissioned and then made the frame surrounding it! Beautiful! Mike … Continue reading

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Immersed in the Hospitality of Life

Dear Reader: You could search the world over and never find anyone as giving or as hospitable as Honey… and Mike! By the time I had already pulled into their front yard and seen the gate welcoming me… I had … Continue reading

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God Winks and Blinks and so much more!

Dear Reader: Yesterday started out raining raining raining! It looked like the trip to Trust would be a wash-out. Instead the rain mysteriously became a light drizzle and ten miles before we arrived at Trust-the sun began appearing as the … Continue reading

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The Clear Cross

Dear Reader: I thought for quite awhile about what I would take to leave at St. Jude’s Chapel of Hope … a memento to thank the chapel for being the miraculous catalyst that changed my life from that first visit … Continue reading

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… ” Your Mountain is Waiting…”

Dear Reader: Well …I am off to Pinnacle Mountain today to visit Mike and Honey! Then Tuesday Honey and I head to Trust North Carolina to St. Jude’s Chapel of Hope! Then back again Wednesday for all the upcoming family … Continue reading

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Never Lose Your Sense of Wonder

Dear Reader: I agree with artist, Kelly Rae Roberts’ life observation-” Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” I remember in high school doing my best ‘wondering’ in study hall or any academic class where I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Boo and the Balloon of Happiness

Dear Reader: A week (from yesterday) Boo and Jake will celebrate our birthdays! We will drink and be merry! There will be balloons and happiness because the secret is in giving happiness to others. In fact Jake’s gift from me … Continue reading

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