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Category Archives: Memories

Quote Me

Sometimes, you just gotta put words together until they fit perfectly to your environment, emotions and life.

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Coming Of Age

It was wine night on my deck. Two good friends, a few bottles of wine and some snacks. I was ready for adult conversation. We were kid free. I was craving

Posted in Children, Family, Friends, Health, Memories, Motherhood, Relationships, Women | 3 Comments

To Each Their Own

I remember the day my grandmother asked me to take her to New York City. By the end of our second abbreviated conversation that day, she all but said she wanted me and my husband to join her in “the biggest city I’ll ever set foot in.”

I’m not a fool. We went to New York.

Posted in Family, Memories, Travel, Vacation | 10 Comments

Once a Girl Scout, Always a Girl Scout

I was a Girl Scout when I was a youngster. My older sister, Sloane, was a more accomplished scout. Her troop always seemed better organized and active. I don’t remember having a sash…

Posted in Children, Memories, Motherhood, Sisters, Women | 8 Comments

In Constant Search of Authenticity & A Meal I Will Never Forget

I like my world with a bit of grit. If I spend more than a couple hours in a location that is sterile, homogenized or commercialized I start to get depressed. I begin to pace like a caged animal.

Posted in Attractions, Food, Memories, Mental Health, Small Business, Travel | 8 Comments

Body Lotion, Cling Wrap and Chapstick Walk Into A Bar…

We all turn into our parents and grandparents. I think I’m ready to talk about this.

Posted in Health, Humor, Memories | 11 Comments

Voices In My Head

I clearly heard my grandfather in my head this morning. When I reached over my desk and turned the switch and the click wasn’t the same, I heard him say, “They just don’t make things like they used to.”

Posted in Family, Furniture, Memories | 5 Comments

A Hug That Changed My Life

Yesterday I hugged a customer at the store. I am a hugger. I have always been a hugger, and I plan to stay that way. I believe hugs could save the world.

Posted in Cancer, Family, Friends, Health, Memories, Shopping, Women | 4 Comments

Peace In The Noise

Yesterday I pretty much lost it at the intersection of 47th and Main Street. Yes, it was rush hour. Yes, it’s a busy intersection. Yes. Yes. Yes. Whatever.

Posted in Environment, Memories, Nature | 18 Comments

The Mother Lode

Our son returns Monday from a three week trip to China. Since he was small, I have jumped upon his times away from home as perfect chances for me to tidy up his things. A few days ago, I hit the motherlode.

Posted in Children, Color, Family, Memories, Motherhood, Travel | 5 Comments