Category Archives: Family

Chasing Family… Down a Rabbit Hole and Up a Tree

I haven’t regularly posted to this blog for a while. Life gets in the way sometimes, but since this week marks my 5-year “blogoversary” I’m inspired to jump back in. I’ve recently had eye surgery, and the world is literally … Continue reading

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The Giving Season and the Thoughtful Giver

It’s that time of year again. Since before Hallowe’en, US stores have been sneaking Christmas items onto their shelves. Blue and silver Hannakuh wrapping paper and red and green Christmas candies have appeared everywhere, and seasonal music has begun playing … Continue reading

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The Value of Connections – MS Awareness Week

Well, I signed on to my blog to do this post, and as it happens, today is the 3rd anniversary of the registration of this blog! It hardly seems possible. In that time, there have been days when I spent … Continue reading

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Where there’s a Will… Why Everybody Needs a Plan – Part 3

This month, a friend of a friend suddenly lost her husband. In the days that followed, my friend and another buddy circled the wagons and, along with the new widow’s family, offered their support to her. Friends are wonderful at … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Remembrances

A few weeks ago, my Future Challenge asked what your legacy will be. I started blogging long after my Dad passed away, and so he hasn’t been featured much in my posts. Still, he was a big influence in my … Continue reading

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Sharing My Scots Gaelic Heritage

One of my grandsons is a cub scout. His pack is working on a “Heritage” project to earn a belt loop and a pin. The gist is that each scout must learn about where his family came from, choose a … Continue reading

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