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Being Betty White in the Bathtub

It’s tough to be an old broad. I get it.  I was born in 1970. My mother calls me “middle-aged.” For my Betty White, yesterday was not pretty. She’s old. She’s deaf. She’s toothless. I’m pretty sure she has dementia. … Continue reading

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My Navigation

This letter does not get me to my heart’s desire, like Captain Jack Sparrow’s compass. But, it is the least I can do. It is all I can do. I’m not a sailor.  I’m not a pirate. I’m a writer. … Continue reading

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Navigating Like Captain Jack Sparrow

Navigating Like Captain Jack Sparrow   Captain Jack Sparrow’s compass appeared broken and useless. In reality, it had supernatural powers that directed the owner to what he or she most wanted.   Life might be a lot easier with a … Continue reading

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Bigger Broken Hearts

In eighth grade, I barely made it through the dissection of a frog in Mr. Webb’s science class at Churchill Junior High.  Even though I grew up watching my dad sick from his heart failure and endure and open heart … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty: Happy New Year

My dad tucked me into bed every single night. Somehow, definitely with a bit of magic, he moved his hands like the birds in Sleeping Beauty as he pulled up my blankets and patted them down around my shoulders and chin. … Continue reading

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15 Things I Learned in 2015

15 Things I Learned in 2015 Love unconditionally. Be generous. Be honest. Be worthy of trust. Be grateful. Move forward. Tell your story. Forgive. Forget, too. Set boundaries. Stay inside the boundaries you set. It is okay to have a … Continue reading

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More from Betty White

I may be a senior, but so what? I’m still hot! Betty White       When Betty White took the name Hooker and joined the Horde, she strutted right in the front door, jumped on the sofa, and then … Continue reading

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