Mama’s Boots

Mama always said that a lady should not wear white shoes before Easter Sunday; but, I don’t recall exactly when she said you should put them away for the season.  Near as I can recall, it would be the first hint of Fall or perhaps October 1st.  I would have said September 1st with the […]

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Loved you last, <3Mija

In the midst of the 4th anniversary of my mama’s passing, I believed I was too tired to blog tonight.  Then I realized – isn’t this the best time to write?  Two cups of emotion, one cup of sadness, ½ cup of fading adrenaline and 3 cups of chardonnay.  What’s not to write about? Mama […]

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Dear Mom

Dear Mom, I still have two of your voicemails. Those voicemails riled me up when you left them. Marry that sweet man of yours! you told me. You loved Anthony the moment you met him. And why wouldn’t you? He exudes loving patience, something you had so little opportunity to experience in your life. Just drive to Vegas […]

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The Leftovers

I started a new television series today on HBO called The Leftovers. The story is based on a paranormal event that occurred on October 14th across the United States wherein several thousand people of all ages “departed”. They vanished from the earth with no further trace and the viewer is left to witness how those […]

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#2 Son

#2 son is actually #3 son, which is why he will always have a special place in my heart. After losing our #2 son, Grant, at 2.5 months of age, I found myself pregnant with Anders.   Early pregnancy was a bit of a challenge due to low hormone levels, but he and I persevered […]

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