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The Dog Who Taught me

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I’m glad it hurts. I’m glad my heart is splitting open as a familiar presence takes hold, for the depth of this pain is a true reflection of the love she’s shown me for over 14 years. Even now, as I carry her from the truck into the vet, she finds the strength to lift […]

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Five Tips the Most Discouraged Singles Can Use to Find Mr. Right

Five Tips Even the Most Discouraged Singles Can Use to Find Mr. Right

Men are everywhere. Tall men. Short men. Fit men. Fat men. Smart men and not-so smart men. Smooth, awkward, shy, outgoing and so many other different kinds of men. Meeting men is something women do every day, whether it’s some guy at the gas station, a new co-worker, our child’s teacher, and so on. So […]

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June 8 Anniversary – Again

  Anniversaries are supposed to be happy occasions. Once upon a time, they used to be. But now I have come to cringe when I hear that word. It just reminds me of how much I loved celebrating being married and how much it hurts that I will never get to celebrate with my husband […]

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It’s Okay to Cry….

…. Sometimes, it’s okay to cry. Sometimes it’s even necessary, to be able to function.  Here is one such instance: It’s just a band concert. Just a trip to the school to sit in the audience while the kids perform. No big deal, right? Not in my world. The last time a school concert was […]

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