Author Archives: Gretchen M. Fox

2012 – A New Year and A New Beginning

I use to program computers for a living a long time ago in another life. I remember how we scrambled to change the two digit year in all the programs because the year 2000 was upon us. There would have … Continue reading

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Another Holiday Season is Upon Us

The holiday season is upon us once again. I thought the days went fast, but the years are on super speed.  Once again, I am facing another Christmas and Hanukkah that I don’t particularly want to celebrate. Sure I go … Continue reading

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True Inspiration

There aren’t very many people I have met that truly inspire me just by being who they are, but I have been blessed to met such a person very recently. I started down the path of learning to be a … Continue reading

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Showing Up

I just came back from a very intense weekend. I attended a workshop called Mastery of Self-Expression. It is best to explain it in their own words: “The MASTERY workshops will help you uncover and discover your hidden passion, your … Continue reading

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Clear As Mud

I have been traveling the last several weeks. I went to visit my sister in California, celebrated with my daughter on her 25th birthday in Key West and reunited with my cousins and sisters in Canada. My focus on my … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster Life

My life has been on a roller coaster ever since my husband died over 2 years ago. It has been one unexpected, but exciting hill after another. Have you ever been on a roller coaster? That slow, deceptive ride to … Continue reading

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Huzzah!

I spent this past weekend living it up in the English Middle Ages! Every year or two, my son and I visit a different Renaissance Festival around the country. This year was the Bristol Faire in Wisconsin. Every festival is … Continue reading

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What Terrifies Me – Dating Again

I was married to the same man for 31 years and he died over 2 years ago. I met my late husband in college. We started off as just friends, grew comfortable with each other and the friendship lead to … Continue reading

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“Coming Out of The Closet” and Facing Your Fears

It has taken me years to “come out of the closet”. I know this term usually refers to sexual orientation, but I find that it really can cover all kinds of fears. In my case, the fear of letting you … Continue reading

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Uncle Pete

My Uncle Pete passed away earlier this week. He was the last of my father’s brothers and well into his 80’s. He had lived a full life. My Aunt Mary Ann is the now the only one left of my … Continue reading

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