Eight Months Pregnant and Out of Gas

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It promised to be a hot summer that year. Late June and already stifling hot, I was eight-and-a-half months pregnant for my firstborn; Continue reading “Eight Months Pregnant and Out of Gas”

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Oh No, I Forgot. AGAIN…

burn out of matches isolated on whiteI have always been forgetful. When I was sixteen, a few of my friends affectionately told me Continue reading “Oh No, I Forgot. AGAIN…”

Second Chance

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It was a lovely summer day; the perfect day for a wedding, or in this case, a second wedding. The bride and the groom Continue reading “Second Chance”

Just Another Ordinary Day

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My husband and I went to church yesterday.

Nothing out of the ordinary about that. We got there a bit late and Continue reading “Just Another Ordinary Day”

If You Didn’t Laugh, You’d Cry…

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I remember going to see the movie Saving Private Ryan Continue reading “If You Didn’t Laugh, You’d Cry…”

Some People Are Just Not Good in a Crisis

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When I was growing up, there was not a lot of money for extravagant holidays. Most of our vacations were spent Continue reading “Some People Are Just Not Good in a Crisis”

Not Today (Hold On)

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She stood on the stool with the noose around her neck and wondered why it was so difficult to let go, now that she was here. Continue reading “Not Today (Hold On)”