Category Archives: Life

Virtual Coffee #9

Hello, my friends!  It seems it’s been a very long time since I’ve posted here.  It’s not that I haven’t wanted to write, but life has just been so darn busy.  I really have had good intentions to develop a … Continue reading

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Thank You for This, Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle wrote a very powerful opinion piece for the New York Times recently about her and Harry’s loss after suffering a miscarriage this summer. She also wrote about the pain and losses most of us have felt over the … Continue reading

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To Get Good Fruit, There Must Always Be Pruning

I remember back in March, when the Pandemic first hit, I felt an anxiety like never before. I guess there is a disadvantage sometimes to having a husband who is a nurse because you hear things. I started hearing scary … Continue reading

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An Update on Autumn’s Egg Sacs

Last fall, I had the pleasure of observing the life of a large black and yellow garden spider who had built her web just outside my kitchen window.  I named her Autumn.   She was a joy to watch and I … Continue reading

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Life Update in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

In early January of 2020, I lost count of how many bloggers who wrote posts that said 2019 wasn’t a good year for them, how they were glad to see it go, and and how they were looking forward to … Continue reading

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Breasts, Body Shaming, Bullying, and Body Image- Part Four

I am glad to be finishing up this series today.  As I said in the last post, this is a topic that has not been easy to write about and I’ve wanted to hit delete a thousand times.  When I … Continue reading

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Breasts, Body Shaming, Bullying, and Body Image- Part Three

I’ll be honest and tell you that I have not wanted to finish this series.  I contemplated deleting the other two posts and not revisiting this subject again.  And I still might do that.  It’s one of the hardest things … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From a Garden Spider

I cried today when I found the dead body of a garden spider friend I’ve been watching every single day for the past two months or more.  I called her Autumn.  And after finding Autumn’s little deceased and crumpled body … Continue reading

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The New Egg Sac

This fall, I have enjoyed watching our resident garden spider (I call her Autumn), who decided to make her web right outside our kitchen window.  About a month ago, Autumn, who was nice and plump, made an egg sac.  You … Continue reading

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Breasts, Body Shaming, Bullying, and Body Image- Part Two

As you can tell by the title above, I’m posting about a difficult and very personal topic but an important one.  If you’re interested in reading Part One, you can read it here.  I discussed in Part One how I … Continue reading

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