Here’s my story…

Since 2010, I have been writing my thoughts down. Some have been made them onto these pages. Perhaps you will find a little piece of you in them too.

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The G.I.F.T. 10-25-11

We had two new ladies come this night, so I quickly got them up to speed as to where we where from our first meeting. I shared a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson, “The story of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy

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The G.I.F.T. 9-27-11

So, I have been trying to figure out a way to share what we do in our G.I.F.T. meetings with more people who are unable to attend the meetings for whatever reason. Since I am fairly confident that some of those people read this, I thought I would start here.

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Left brained vs Right brained

I was reading an article today that talks about left-brained vs right-brained people and the differences between the two hemispheres. In looking at the characteristics of each side, I would guess that I have been a left-brain user for the majority of my life. I am thinker and by that I

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No comment

I have often wondered what people (yes, that means you) think about what I write. Are there a lot of consistent readers, or once a week readers, or an occasional view now and again. But I never hear from anyone. I know people are reading this, because I can see that

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My best laugh

Last night, my husband and I were sitting on the couch watching something on TV as our youngest boys sat playing near us. I say that like they are 2 & 3, but really they are more like almost 15 and 16. The youngest one had surgery on his knee,

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Dog-leg left

I am not sure why I was thinking about golf today this morning on my walk. I mean…I am not a golfer, although my husband and two of my sons are and our third son golfs like I do, not well. But you don’t have to know about the game of

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Where everyone knows your name

Who does not remember what this is from? Yes, “Cheers” where this is the theme song, and when Norm walks in, everyone says his name. Isn’t that a great feeling? To be missed because you were gone for months as you recuperate from surgery? To receive invitations to lunch? I

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When our middle son was younger, his nickname was Rudy, after the character from the movie with the same name. Sean Astin stars as a young kid whose dream is to go to Notre Dame as that his family’s team. However, he is a short kid and really does not

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Nothing stays the same

I know, I am being redundant and stating the obvious. But sometimes, we interpret change as bad, but really it just means different. Things change because people change and that is ok. Routines differ due to a new route on the way to work because of construction. Accidents happen and

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