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Five Minute Friday – Excuse

I am joining Five Minute Friday again this week.  This week's prompt is "excuse".  Here goes: This seems like a particularly meaningful prompt this week.  I have had a rough couple of weeks.  Really, a rough couple of months.  Although many things have gone well, other things have gone off the rails.  And for each… Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Excuse

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Five Minute Friday – There was no control

Well, the first week of the Spring 2017 semester is over and done.  I am in St. Louis at a Speech and Debate tournament and I'm up way too late.  But, I decided I would at least get my Five Minute Friday post in this week.  If you aren't already participating in Five Minute Friday,… Continue reading Five Minute Friday – There was no control

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Tuesday Truth…Embracing the Fun in Year 48

I can't believe that I will be THIS old in one week: Yeah...I won't be THAT old, but you know what I mean.  I used to think 48 was ancient.  Now it seems like just another year.  Trying to make every year the best year ever is getting exhausting.  So, I'm just going to try… Continue reading Tuesday Truth…Embracing the Fun in Year 48

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Simplicity Sunday – No such thing as “simple”

I am quickly coming to the conclusion that there really is no such thing as simple.  According to the Oxford Dictionary, simple is:  easily understood or done; presenting no difficulty.  Not much about my life seems easily understood or done.  Much about my life presents some difficulty.  But, I'm not sure this is all bad.… Continue reading Simplicity Sunday – No such thing as “simple”

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Tuesday Truth: Life in the ICU

This place is familiar, but also somewhat unknown.  I believe it is a safety mechanism in our brains that protects us from remembering the full experience of unpleasant places.  Here I sit in a CVICU room, something I've done for months of my precious daughter's seven years of life.  It all looks somewhat familiar.  The… Continue reading Tuesday Truth: Life in the ICU

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Six Word Saturday: Tired, but Happy – Post Hospital Weekend

We are home!  I am amazed that we actually made it home in the least amount of time they estimated - four days.  It was not an easy four days and I did not sleep well or comfortably the entire time.  So, I am exhausted.  Bean is the same.  In fact, she is napping as… Continue reading Six Word Saturday: Tired, but Happy – Post Hospital Weekend