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4am thunder storm

4am thunder storms awaken me; or rather the anxiety of my dog during the storm awakens me. The sky rumbles and sparkles and the rains nourish my now crunchy lawn.  It has been a hot summer already…. I check my … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love

There are many hard things in life, but to me saying goodbye to your child is probably the hardest. It is not something I have experienced directly although my youngest child has been at death’s door twice due to his … Continue reading

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Child of God

We spent last week in San Francisco, a place where I truly leave a piece of my heart every time I leave. In the past year our family has faced addiction, rehab and recovery, relapse, recovery, the death of a … Continue reading

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Dogs and Waterfalls

I dreamt of my father last night, he passed away in 2002 as I was finishing nursing school.  In my dream he is sitting in the music room of my childhood home, my golden retriever Ruby who has passed was … Continue reading

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2017

Going into a New Year I can’t help to think of my need for delusional optimism-I always say- this is going to be a better year than last year….but when I look towards the prospect of 2017 I realize it … Continue reading

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Lullaby in Heaven/ Chapters 18 &19

     Chapter 18 Molly didn’t resurface for months.  Becca hoped against hope that her friend would find her way back to her, but it just didn’t happen.  Becca managed to get through her last semester of nursing school. Graduation … Continue reading

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Lullaby in Heaven/ Chapter 16

               Where Becca was dark Molly was light, she had blonde curly hair and bright green eyes. She had been brought up in a strict catholic household, where Becca was a free spirit of … Continue reading

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