Category Archives: Family

Just a little poem

Hi Dear Readers, I have not posted a blog in awhile because this month I have been really busy going to book events. It has been a great month of meeting people, reading from my book, participating on panels, and … Continue reading

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Dangling their feet off the edge of the world.

“They came to sit & dangle their feet off the edge of the world & after awhile they forgot everything but the good & true things they would do someday. ”  Brian Andreas,  StoryPeople I have this picture and quote … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King’s network of mutuality

There are so many reasons to honor the memory and the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. My blog will be one of many to praise his courage, his compassion and his gift to move people with his words…a gift … Continue reading

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The bittersweet gift of 9/11

All of the 9/11 remembrances and tributes on FB today and have been so heartfelt and beautiful, somber and sad, yet filled with gratitude for the emergency responders. Just like everyone else, my memories of that day are crystal clear, … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 – Gloria’s dilemma is revealed

In honor of the long-awaited (at least, by me) official release of my novel, this blog post will be the entire first chapter of the book.  I hope you find it interesting. If it makes you want to read the … Continue reading

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His First Sunrise

The first time my five-year-old grandson spent the night at our house he woke up before 5:00 a.m. This really should not have surprised me because I know he wakes up early every day at home. As a matter of … Continue reading

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you are this child – tu sei questo bambino – tu eşti acest copil

you are this child – tu sei questo bambino – tu eşti acest copil. I think (hope) that I have just re-blogged a blog by valeriu dg barbu I guess we will see what happens when I hit publish. Still … Continue reading

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I Knew the Boston Marathon

The standard advice to writers is to write about what you know. I know the Boston Marathon. Maybe I should say I knew it. Although, my memories from 46 years of the Marathon remain the same, the emotional impact of … Continue reading

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Monster Control – past and present….

From the mid-80s to the mid-90s,  I had a weekly newspaper column entitled HOMEFRONT. It was mostly about family life with five sons and a little about being a high school teacher. Once in a while I tackled the big … Continue reading

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Betty’s Brain

Hi all, I recently wrote a short, short story and I decided to share it with my blog readers. Please let me know what you think of it, especially if you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Betty’s … Continue reading

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