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As I stand in the place where the ocean and land meet, I have the overwhelming desire to go home.  Myrtle Beach is just not the same.  The sand isn’t right.  The color of the ocean is all wrong.  Where … Continue reading

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Smother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, the first Mother’s Day since my mother’s passing.  I am trying to get all of the dread out of they way so that day doesn’t feel so bad when it gets here.  I bought fake … Continue reading

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Runner’s Guilt

There is something inherently selfish about running. It really serves no purpose to mankind.  At least not overtly. I still haven’t gotten back into the running groove like I had intended.  There are reasons, so, so many reasons.  It’s cold. … Continue reading

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Too Much

My mom died on July 7th 2016.  My birthday was July 26th and my wedding anniversary was July 28th.  On my mom’s desk in her room, sat two cards, one addressed to me and one addressed to me and my … Continue reading

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Quilt Therapy

It was my husband’s idea.  Make a quilt out of your mom’s shirts.  Brilliant. As I was cleaning out her room, I couldn’t bear the idea of just dumping all of her things at the Goodwill.  There’s nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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Moms

Please welcome my friend, Amber Fort, back to my blog.  She’s been on hiatus, but has decided to make an appearance with a post she wrote after a dream she had about our mother’s meeting in heaven and giggling and … Continue reading

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Runner’s Low

Since my mom passed away, running has been harder for me.  It’s hard to find the time.  It’s hard to get away.  She used to watch the kids while my husband and I went to races. Plus it’s near impossible … Continue reading

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