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White Rabbit, Will I Have a White Christmas?

White Rabbit! It’s already December 1! More and more I find myself in a deeper and deeper hole. Will I have a white Christmas this year? Will I even have a Christmas worth celebrating? These questions and more are swirling … Continue reading

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It’s Takeover Time by Me!

Anyone who has ever watched or listened to Yu-Gi-Oh! the Original Series, knows very well where that phrase came from and who said it. For those of you who haven’t, the character’s name is Seto Kaiba. (Why do I feel … Continue reading

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Renewed, Rekindled, Remembered

Forgive me for not posting my usual post on the first. This past week has been a challenge on me in many ways I had not been expecting. I do not wish to divulge everything here for many reasons and … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago, I Said “Good-Bye”

Okay, so this should have been posted on May 21 or May 22, but I got busy and never made a post. I apologize for that. Anyway, without further ado here’s my post. Ten years ago, I said “good-bye” to … Continue reading

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Finally Time to Move Forward?!

Ten years is a long time to miss someone; 10 years, a decade, is a long time to mourn the loss of someone. I have been in mourning for 10 years over Daddy’s death. Daddy is (because in my eyes … Continue reading

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The Beginning of His End

Ten years ago today I (along with Mom and Steven) had to make the most difficult decision of our lives to date. We had to agree to let Daddy live out the rest of his days (we didn’t know then … Continue reading

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A Leader Is Born

Ten years ago tonight, a leader was born. Okay more appropriately a leader took charge. Ten years ago Daddy ended up in the hospital and never came home again. I took over leadership that very day. I can’t say with … Continue reading

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There’s Something in My Eyes

I was prepared this morning at Easter Sunday Mass to tell anyone who asked me about the reason why my eyes were watery. For some reason there was something in my eyes; something called “tears.” I was crying; I often … Continue reading

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Single Life Vocation: It’s Not as Bad as You Think

Tonight while at Mass I was either forced to listen to a video presentation on the vocation of married life, or daydream for the next 10-15 minutes or so. What did I choose? I chose to half-listen; I know that’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Firsts

This Christmas was different from most Christmases that I remember. It all started last night when we attended Christmas Eve Mass at 4:30. We arrived at least 10-15 minutes ahead of time, but there was almost no place in the … Continue reading

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