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been rethinking church

Church…..as a child it was Catholic.  Holy Water, Cathecism, Confirmation, little white gloves on Sunday, a veil, rosary, white bible.  The priest spoke alot in Latin.  Communion.  Candles.  Confession. Church today…..We need people to volunteer in various ministries.  Don’t sit … Continue reading

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Fourteen/Thirteen

My father died of COPD.  Yes, he smoked for years, but he had problems with asthma and bronchitis also.  I don’t think we should say, “oh yes, so and so died because they smoked, because they ate the wrong foods, … Continue reading

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hanson pond

hanson pond

reflections of fall

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Not What I Expected

In October of 1976 my husband (at that time), and my six month old son drove  eight hours to the town of Marenisco in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  We had been there in the late summer with another couple looking … Continue reading

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Coma–I was so out of it

I had contracted spinal meningitis in 1974–the virus version–the big poison.  “We can’t do anything for her”, the doctors said.  “If it was bacterial we could treat it with antibiotics.”   It all started with a headache.  One that would not … Continue reading

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“Now you finally get it.”

With the rising cost of everything, it is becoming increasingly harder to make ends meet.  I decided I would get back into making pillows or creating signs from old boards and twigs like I used to do years ago.  I … Continue reading

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small graves,strong horses

Those title words came in a dream.  At first I thought it was a new title of a Gary Paulsen book—a story about life on a farm.  But no such book.  What does this mean? What am I supposed to do … Continue reading

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