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Happy New Year 2014!!

January 2, 2014

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We have now entered into a new year with a promise of new hope, new vision, new dreams and new life. At this time, people often make resolutions to change their lives for the better. Some of the most common ones are to lose weight, stop smoking and being more philanthropic. I typically look at […]

Huey the UK Jack Russell Terrier — AKA Baby Huey

March 6, 2012

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My dog, Huey, has a past. But don’t we all? His past, however, may not be as checkered as the rest of ours. Before we purchased Huey, we were looking for a very small Jack Russel Terrier (JRT), like the one on the old TV show Frasier. We already had Elle, a very small JRT […]

Death of a Friend

February 27, 2012

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I want to share something very personal with my blogging family here that occurred late last month. In the wee hours of January 23, 2012, I lost not just a friend, but my best friend and the love of my life. We were married over 28 years and have two beautiful grown girls. We had […]

Writing and Trauma — an Exercise in Healing

August 22, 2011

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Little Declan Jace I have friends, Jason and Kim, who just lost their baby boy, Declan Jace, yesterday. My heart grieves for them. You see, they found Declan in his bed not breathing several days ago, rushed him to the hospital, and the terrible saga began. “How does this relate to writing?” you might ask. […]

Attacked at the Dentist Office — Part One!

May 5, 2011

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I have so many adventures regarding visits to the dentist. If you knew them all, you’d wonder why I’d ever go back. To enlighten you, I’ll share one of them here in this post. In my early 20s, I found a local dentist from India who did great dental work. I liked him very much. He […]

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