Tag Archives: Family Life

One Life

A woman stands alone. A silent scream. A world falls apart. No one stops. No one listens. A lonely life – Life goes on except for the one who is hurting. For her, life stopped. A heart beats yet a … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers Day Mom!

The past few months have been busy ones for me, but as I like to say, it has been a good busy. So I am happy for my first day back writing to be about my mom. I want to … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies Anyone?

This is the first Christmas I will not be baking cookies. When my mother was ill my sister and I took over some of the baking and that is when I found my love of baking Christmas cookies. The year … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Here I am getting ready for the second holiday season without Tom. In 35 years of marriage we have only missed two wedding anniversaries, two Christmas’s and one Thanksgiving and one New Year. Not bad for a military wife, but … Continue reading

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Fresh Color ~ Fresh Start

I decided to have my living room and den painted and to rearrange those rooms into a different look.  It has been years since my house had a make over and I decided this would be the year. I need … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad

Father’s Day ~ 2014 Before I was born my father had wanted to name me Patrick,  assuming I would be boy.  Since my brother and sister were already named for his father and closest sister, he wanted to give his … Continue reading

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Just when I thought it was safe to leave the house ~

Just when I thought it was safe to leave the house I was hit again with another case of the shingles.  Thankfully this last episode was not as severe and I thank my doctor for “squeezing” me in-between his other … Continue reading

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The Hurrier I Go The Behinder I Get

I have always loved this saying, “The Hurrier I Go The Behinder I Get” and these past few weeks that is exactly what I felt my life was becoming. Things were busy as usual but going rather well.  The weather … Continue reading

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Childhood Christmas Memories

 This Christmas was full of memories. The memory of my first Christmas with Tom.  The Christmas’s when the children were small.  I can still see my son at age 6 months as he sat under the tree.  His eyes were … Continue reading

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A New Road To Travel

The past few months I have found out just what I am made of.  I am made from the same strength and determination as that of my mother. Through my mother, God taught me how to take that step of … Continue reading

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