Category Archives: Life Lessons

Choices

Last year at this time, I chose to resume writing my simple blog about my everyday life. I committed to taking what came my way and promised myself to accept what I couldn’t control. 2017 was filled with lots of … Continue reading

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Simple Moments in Life

Yesterday, a friend was venting about their cable being out last week, and I was reminded of the last time my husband and I had a similar experience.  Losing power or access to any of life’s conveniences can be so … Continue reading

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The Right Moves

Tom and I attended a Holiday Dance Recital on Saturday afternoon. We thought we were going to watch our youngest granddaughter dance, but Jess explained the recital had a different focus than usual. It was going to be a fun afternoon … Continue reading

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A Perfect Christmas

Last Sunday, got out my Christmas bins so I could start decorating our little apartment, knowing it would take me some time to accomplish the transformation. I’m so slow these days. Even the simplest of tasks zaps my get-up-and-go and … Continue reading

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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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A Single Conversation

On March 15, 2017, I wrote a post called Everyone Has a Story about a chance meeting with my neighbor, Bert. A loner, he didn’t come out of his apartment much. It was difficult for him to get around. He was on … 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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