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Have you ever wondered why we call nature, Mother Nature? Why isn’t it Father Nature, Sister Nature or Brother Nature? Why Mother? I have loved nature my entire life. It is in my blood so to speak. I love everything … Continue reading
On this day, 35 years ago, my late husband, Howard, our friend, Denny and I set out for the wild west. We were so young and free! It was to be a trip of a life time – traveling and … Continue reading
Do you remember when you were first kissed? I don’t mean your first romantic kiss, but the first time someone ever kissed you. It could have been from your mother, father, grandparent, aunt, uncle or the little girl or … Continue reading
You go through much of your life thinking you are this particular person. Your parents, siblings, schools, peers, jobs, friends and spouse have shaped you into who you are today. You are different today than you were yesterday. You will … Continue reading
I have lost many family members over the years. Sometimes the person I miss the most is my dad. I come from a large family and not only was I the first girl, after 3 boys, I was born smack … Continue reading
This weekend we celebrate Memorial Day. For many it signifies the ending of school and to others the ‘official’ beginning of summer. For most, it is a time to remember all who have given their lives in service to this … Continue reading