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Unexpected Roots

Pingback: https://biaatlas.wordpress.com/2017/04/26/inside-not-out/ Throughout my thirty years I have been very privileged to have experienced living in many states across our great nation. My Dad was in the Navy, so we moved every two years when he was re-stationed until he retired from the Service and we returned home. We lived in Arizona and Washington State and… Continue reading Unexpected Roots

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Walking At Eight Months Pregnant and Why I Wouldn’t Change a Thing

Gliding through my undergraduate career, and I do mean gliding, everything was just as I had planned it would be. My long time boyfriend and I had recently become engaged, we purchased a brand new car, and we lived in a beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment that would be perfect for when we got… Continue reading Walking At Eight Months Pregnant and Why I Wouldn’t Change a Thing

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Behind the Colonial Red Door

Pingback: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/nuance/   Sitting alone in the dark, at the old, round, wooden kitchen table they  received as a hand-me-down from her parents, she couldn't help but remember. It was as if she were watching a film reel play back the most precious moments of her life. Images of holiday gatherings, Sunday family dinners, kids doing… Continue reading Behind the Colonial Red Door

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When Home Changes

Pingback: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/discover-challenges/finding-your-place/ A July Sunset as Seen from Mystic, CT Born, raised, and educated in Boston I have always considered myself a true Bostonian. I love all things Boston; the excitement of the city, the abundance of culture found in countless museums, the access to the best medical care and education in the country, and the… Continue reading When Home Changes

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Learning to Overcome

Pingback: https://tomboyforlife.wordpress.com/2017/03/02/always-in-doubt/ The Daily Post: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/doubt/ During my thirty-three years of living, doubt and I have become closer companions than I care to acknowledge. Never one to make a clear, executive, or precise decision, I have long been plagued by doubt and second guessing myself. As a student I anxiously worried if my school work was good enough.… Continue reading Learning to Overcome

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My Legacy

I've recently devoured the first season of Amazon's new series, " Z: The Beginning of Everything." I finished the season in one day ,(okay, I admit it, I spent the day bingeing), and was inspired to order the book, authored by Therese Anne Fowler, that the series is based on. Watching the show's portrayal of Zelda… Continue reading My Legacy

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Fleeting Moments Frozen in Time

Early this evening you asked to lay with me. Immediately concerned, I checked for a fever. You were fine and Yet you still wanted to lay with me. As fast as I could, I made room right next to me for you and I haven't moved since. You see, it's not too often that you ask… Continue reading Fleeting Moments Frozen in Time

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So This Is Christmas

So this is Christmas... and here we find ourselves, another year passed, yet again swamped in wrapping paper, holiday cards, parties, and oh the sweets, all the sweets! I must admit this is my favorite time of year. As a young girl my mother always went out of her way to make Christmastime magical for… Continue reading So This Is Christmas

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Growing Up In A Blue State and How It Shaped Me

A week later and I'm left with more questions about myself than I care to admit. I thought I had myself fairly figured out and then a cross-country move (which included nearly two years living in a very Red State) and this election happened. I realize now I didn't know myself as well as I… Continue reading Growing Up In A Blue State and How It Shaped Me

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Tears From Heaven

The rain pours down like tears from Heaven today and I can't help but think of You. It rained the day we said our final goodbye, I remember thinking the rain was so appropriate, For the sun surely couldn't shine when I was so devastated and You were gone, Forever. Except You're not gone, This… Continue reading Tears From Heaven