Monthly Archives: September 2012

Free Pony Rides

I recently attended my granddaughter’s first cheer-leading performance.  Is that what you call it?  A performance?  Anyway, she’s cheer-leading for Pop Warner Football games with another friend of hers.  Their first game was 90 minutes away—at 8 o’clock on a … Continue reading

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A Simple Act of Kindness

I awoke one recent morning to a shared message on FaceBook. My grandmother is passing soon with cancer.  I visited her the other day and she was telling me about how she really wanted soup, but not hospital soup because … Continue reading

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Space Age Rocket Surgery

I grew up the first of six siblings.  Not a large family by some standards, but larger than most. My mother wanted to have kids.  Later in our lives she told us that what she wanted to be when she … Continue reading

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