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Thursday, September 30, 2010      12 comments

I have a close friend, and several family members (one of whom is only three years old) fighting cancer, and in following their stories via the CaringBridge website, I have 'met' many other extraordinary people with stories that break my heart a... Read more

It's baaack! (MRSA... round two)

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      26 comments

For those of who are up to speed on our saga, the updated info is added on the list... scroll down until you find September. I don't have the energy to explain anew... and I'm dopey on codeine... makes it hard to type. Read more

A Beautiful Mess... 'Just Do It' Weekly Challenge, August 30 - September 9, 2010

Sunday, August 29, 2010      13 comments

So I've spent the last couple of weeks raging, crying, FEELING, struggling, mulling, reflecting, basking in goodness (THANKS everyone!), and making loving myself the fir... Read more

What do you believe?

Friday, August 27, 2010      6 comments

The Dance
zjcgiM6E2ko In a Chinese modern dance competition one very unique couple won one of the top prizes. ... Read more


Thursday, August 26, 2010      2 comments

This poem, offered yesterday in a comment by a SparkFriend, deserves it's own entry: (THANK YOU, SPWHITESTONE) This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary a... Read more

Unpacking... yet again...

Wednesday, August 25, 2010      13 comments

I'm keeping this simple... I am NOT in a good place emotionally. It's been a tough few months, and now that the physical struggle is over, I apparently need to feel my feelings about it all. In the midst of struggle or crisis I forget just ... Read more

Murphy's Law or Amazing Grace?

Friday, August 20, 2010      30 comments

An interesting phenomenon has developed in our house since the flood, and now that we only have one semi-functional bathroom.... EVERY TIME I am in the tub seeing to my daily ablution, my DD HAS TO pee! EVERY. TIME. I have tried everything ... Read more


Wednesday, August 18, 2010      8 comments

Okay, you bunch of dear-to-my-heart chickens... since nobody else saw fit to dust my britches with a well shod foot, I've had to do it myself, LOL! I've spent th... Read more


Monday, August 16, 2010      19 comments

I am a Dr. Phil McGraw disciple... I believe he comes from a discipline, and has training, similar to my own. He, however, has a better way with a sound bite. One of the most frustrating questions a client ever asks is, "How long do I have ... Read more

Don't you think...

Friday, August 13, 2010      6 comments

...SparkPeople are among the most inspiring people on earth? Words can be enough to set the world on fire, to move mountains, to change a life... because words taken to heart become the arms, legs, hearts, and souls who stand in solidari... Read more

I know why the caged bird sings....

Thursday, August 12, 2010      16 comments sings for things longed for... for freedom... and mostly because it can. It must do something, ANYTHING to refute the cage that keeps it from flying. The spirit... Read more

Singing a different tune... OR YES, I AM strong... but what does that have to do with anything?

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      7 comments

...mostly. Before I move on, I need to explain something, I think: For the most part, once I've got my feelings off my chest, and I feel genuinely acknowledged and HEARD (thus I can stop feeling crazy on top of it all), I can simply move on... Read more

i has a sad

Tuesday, August 03, 2010      14 comments

I was overrun this weekend by a soul-wrenching sense of abandonment (not exactly a new theme in my life, but the sharpness of it still takes my breath away every time...... Read more

Let's talk....

Friday, July 23, 2010      23 comments

...about MRSA. MRSA: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus... the newest and most prevalent SUPERBUG. Read more

Dancing in the Rain

Thursday, July 15, 2010      15 comments

I wrote this almost two weeks ago, and since it's still relevant, here we go... I think the Holy Spirit lives in my inbox... this came to me in the midst of the ... Read more

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