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My Unusual Favorite Childhood Memories

Amazing vacations spent with family chock full of beach days, hikes, ice cream, and cookouts, along with endless Summer days spent “riding bikes” to nowhere and playing manhunt until the street lights came on are some of my fondest childhood memories. Great as those times were, my very favorite memories don't look anything like the… Continue reading My Unusual Favorite Childhood Memories

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Childhood Ending Version 24

Pingback: https://momsorganicbohofoodfun.com/2015/09/28/motherly-love/ For a long time, I wasn't  quite sure when childhood ended for me. Always wise beyond my years, uber-responsible, and full of ambition, I feel like I've been a similar version of myself throughout the entirety of my life. I've experienced many milestones that traditionally symbolize the "end of childhood." Getting my first job… Continue reading Childhood Ending Version 24

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Not Just My Friend, My Person

Pingback: https://thetemenosjournal.com/2017/06/03/friend/ This week we were challenged to share an image of a friend. Friends come in all shapes, sizes, and species. The image I have decided to share is a simple one, though the relationship it embodies is anything but simple. This seemingly mundane photo shows a long-lasting, supportive, loyal, honest, and loving friendship, and… Continue reading Not Just My Friend, My Person

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Finally! A light at the End of the Tunnel!

As most of my WordPress friends know, my health has not been good for seven years. This past year was probably the worst it has ever been, with the Winter proving to be almost unbearable. Between July of 2016 and February of 2017 I underwent three major surgeries, one requiring a 5 day stay in… Continue reading Finally! A light at the End of the Tunnel!

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Gone With the Rain

Pingback: https://awfullycharming.com/2017/06/01/daily-prompt-portion/ It rained today, Just as it did the day You went away. I stared at the grey sky Watching the rain pour down as I sat and cried. It rained today, Just as it did the day You went away. The rain took more than just you That day. The rain took with it… Continue reading Gone With the Rain

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What Happened to Our Kids Summer Vacation?

Most parents do their very best to provide for their children. While some (dare I say old-school) folks may believe providing for ones child includes ensuring a child is fed, washed, clothed, and fed, I think its safe to say that most of today's parents strive to give their children more. My husband and I… Continue reading What Happened to Our Kids Summer Vacation?

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More than Survival

Pingback: https://thehouseofbailey.wordpress.com/2017/05/25/bubbles-bursting-2/ For centuries people have struggled with the question of, "why are we here, what is our purpose," and "what does it all mean?" I have not escaped these age-old questions, nor the search for deeper meaning. For as long as I can remember I have tormented myself trying to figure out and master my… Continue reading More than Survival