Category Archives: love

It’s Going to Be a DWIGHT Christmas

It’s Going to Be a Dwight Christmas After All A few days ago, someone Dwight loved very much met me at my front door, handed me a box and told me, “Here. Here are some of Dwight’s ashes. He would … 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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Just Like the Grinch

Years ago, I attended a chakra workshop. We drew our chakras. When I stepped back from my 11″ x 17″ paper, I saw that my heart was small.  It was so small compared to the rest of the chakras that … Continue reading

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Santa Paws Came to Town

Santa Paws Came to Town Each year our Kaibab Bernese Mountain Dog family, under the stewardship of Mary-Ann Bowman, comes together with Secret Santa. Today, when I came home from school, a brown box was resting next to the gate. Bernie … 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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I Have Faith

I Have Faith 2 September 2014   Sometimes I envy those with blind faith. I envy my mother who believes, with her whole heart, that there are three kingdoms in heaven and, if she keeps the covenants she made in … Continue reading

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Three Important Things in a Home with Dogs

Three Important Things in a Home with Dogs   As far as I’m concerned, a house is not a home without a dog, or dogs.   But, when people without dogs visit, there are three things that are important to … Continue reading

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