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How I Do It

We’re in limbo.  It’s common in the Navy.  Our eleven-year-old was just laughing yesterday about how the submarines never leave on time.  “They say they’re going to leave one day and then they don’t.  It’s always at least a day … Continue reading

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I Forget Its Hard

I’ve been working on this post for weeks…pretty much since I last posted in March.  It’s now May.  It seems to be hitting me often lately…how hard this life truly is.  It may be my day to day, but that … Continue reading

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Finding the Quiet

The world is loud right now.  There’s fear and concern and change and worry.  There are people whining, people complaining, people protesting, people fighting.  There’s noise in our ears, in our eyes, at our finger tips.  Music, shouting, colors, signs, … Continue reading

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Transition

First of all, if you’ve ever seen Fiddler on the Roof you will forever more sing “Transition” in the same voice as the song “Tradition.”  If you haven’t seen it…watch this link: Tradition.  You’re welcome.  Transition! Now that we’ve gotten … Continue reading

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Rubbing Elbows

Several years ago, when I was pregnant and already had a toddler and a preschooler, a friend shared with me some sage advice she’d once received.  It went something like this, “There will be times in your marriage where you’re … Continue reading

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Strength

Strength.  It’s something I see all around me, clear as day.  I am surrounded by people that I see as examples of strength.  I recognize it in people I know and those I don’t.  I see strength in every age … Continue reading

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Not Always Easy

It turns out that I’m a big talker.  I typed up this little ditty the other day about having to make choices in life.  I sat behind my keyboard and told you all how that finding contentment in life might … Continue reading

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