Catching Fireflies

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Tag Archives: loss

The Universal Truth

Every now and then, in the middle of our busy lives, the universe likes to remind us what is truly important. There we are, all caught up in the minutiae, stressing about every little thing, caught up in the drama. We are racing from task to task, checking off our list. We are too busy …

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The Hard Stuff

Seventeen years ago, a young mama cat took shelter in a woodchuck hole in our neighbor’s back yard. This little stray would bring her two tiny kittens under the fence into our yard and let them play underneath the lilacs. We watched them for a few days, long enough to realize she was indeed a …

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Wisdom from the trenches

The last six months have had me following pursuits other than my writing. These have pulled me away from my blog, my book, my editing, my learning the publishing business. But in every endeavor there are lessons to learn. The last six months have taught me well. I learned that I can have laser sharp …

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Just sit down and shut up

I started to write a new post on 10/15… Really, I did. But then life kind of got away from me. My best friend’s brother passed away, and then my brother-in-law had a medical emergency, and then I learned about the death of a fellow classmate, and then there was homework and housework and work work… …

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Goodbye, again…

We have known it was coming for a few months now. Sometimes your pet is so sick you know there is no returning them to their previous health, and you start the process of making them comfortable and happy for the time you have left with them. We have never had the luxury of this …

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