Christmas Traditions

We have several Christmas Traditions but writing my girls a letter each year is one of my favorites. When my girls, Paige and Kelsey, still lived at home, I wrote them a letter every Christmas.  It was a review and reflection of their year and of course a reminder of their individual, unique and special qualities. Each letter…

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Not So Boldly Bald

I was 47 years old when I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma. How could this be? By the time I was diagnosed, the cancer was Stage 3a and Grade III, a very aggressive form of cancer. The silver lining in all of this is that it was triple positive cancer. The second A/C (red…

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The Unspoken Stories

‘The Unspoken Stories’ captures the very essence of what Veterans Day is about.  Thank you to my friend, Debbie, for sharing this personal story. “We all know someone who is a veteran.  And Veteran’s Day is a gracious holiday, set aside from our regular routine, to show them respect.  Right?  If you’re like me, on…

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Make A Difference – Be Kind

Let’s make a difference in November. November reminds me of turkey, dressing, pumpkin pie, family, football rivalry games and Thanksgiving.  But most of all November makes me think of gratitude and kindness.  I am grateful for the blessings that I have been given and kindness of others. It’s the first day of November and our 30…

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Twice Sisters, Pink Sisters

My sister and I are ‘twice sisters’ meaning we are blood sisters (born sisters) and pink sisters.  Both of us have been personally affected  by breast cancer which makes us pink sisters.  In September/October of 2014, my sister called me to tell me that her mammogram was flagged and the radiologist really wanted to do…

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