Category Archives: Gratitude

A Bridge to Connection

A bridge was dedicated in memory of Gayle Faulkner Lawson today in Harlan, Kentucky. The event will not be covered on the world evening news, but I bet it is big news in Harlan. It should be. This morning, the … Continue reading

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Southern Charm

In 1954, when I first moved from Kentucky to Ohio, I had the strongest accent ever. Some called it a southern drawl. Some said it was pure country. My daddy said I spoke hillbilly cause that was what I was! … Continue reading

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Grateful for a New Season of Life

Last week we went to visit our granddaughter at college. She was happy to see us, but no longer runs to give us big hugs like when she was a little girl. If I could have, I would have run, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Picnics and Parades?

After stopping to schedule my next appointment at the doctor’s office last week, the young lady handed me a card confirming my appointment and said in a cherry voice, “Have a happy Memorial Day.” Happy Memorial Day! The words didn’t … Continue reading

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Breaking a Habit

“Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.” -Warren Buffet- _________________________________________________________ Have you ever tried to give up something you love? For years, I tried to cut back on my favorite … Continue reading

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To Have and To Hold

  Tom and I have been married fifty-three years today. Taking our vows in front of God, family, and friends on that balmy, rainy Saturday night in 1964 still glows brightly in my memory. Tom had a head full of … Continue reading

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100 Years Old and Going Strong

Plaque – 100th anniversary of Williams Avenue Elementary Do you like celebrations? I think everyone does. I know I do. But, celebrations don’t just happen. They are a lot of work. They take time and energy to plan and implement. … Continue reading

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