Category Archives: Value

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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Remembering Where You Come From

Graduation signifies the ending of one chapter and the beginning of another. The first time I was totally aware of the meaning of that statement was when I graduated from high school. June 5, 1963 came so quickly. It didn’t … 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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Everybody Has a Story

Several days ago, I walked down the hall to get my mail. I always check the bulletin board sign-up sheets for upcoming events scheduled for our building. Coming up was a breakfast, a chili luncheon, our monthly birthday party with … Continue reading

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Special Ordinary Days

Today is my wedding anniversary; a day for celebrating forty-nine years spent with my husband and best friend. A special day, but in some ways it’s just another day; an ordinary day. I wouldn’t describe Tom as a big romantic … Continue reading

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