The Sounds of Silence

–The Friday traffic seemed worse in the rain. And I left home late, rushing as usual. This time because my 7 yr. old…

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The Goodness

–I stopped asking WHY long before the hurricane hit. Instead, I ask NOW WHAT?  Or simply WHAT? What is it I need to…

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We are Dust

–I didn’t know that bones don’t burn. It makes sense. I guess, subconsciously I knew it, but had never really stopped to think…

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From room 25 to heaven

–2016 started out with so much promise. It’s the year my sister turned 50, my brother 40, my father 80, my daughter’s and…

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Saying Goodbye

–Is this human? Waiting for a loved one to die? Who trains you for this? College teaches us about work, yet the hardest work…

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Cowardly Cancer

–Cancer, the crabby, conniving, craven disease comes when you least expect it and tries to take everything away. It’s all a blur when a…

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Put to the Test

–There’s a hole in heart. A heavy weight, a piercing pain, a profound sadness in my soul. My dad is sick. It’s pancreatic…

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O Captain, My Captain!

I turned 43 last month. What a voyage it’s been! Didn’t I turn 22 just the other day? The older I get, the…

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Birthday Reflections

–I woke up at my usual 5 a.m. to our screaming 20 month-old. Every day I pray he’ll sleep longer, but it doesn’t…

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From Darkness to Light

When I used to work in news, we wore IFB’s (earpieces) so that we could hear what was on the air and also…

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