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Living in The Real Empty Nest

When my daughter went off the college in a town two hours from home, I identified this time as having an empty nest. The first time I saw my aunt and cousin, they rushed to ask me how I liked having an empty nest. I said, “I like it.” To ...

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The Day Reading Died

This past week marked a sad day for this teacher.  A day I have fought against with every ounce I have in me.  A day I saw coming a long way off, but I fiercely fought anyway.  This day finally came. The day I told my daughter to give up. ...

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A Bit of Lightheartedness–Enjoying Life

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. Proverbs 17:22 My brother, sister and I grew up in a strict environment. We only had candy once a week unless we got candy from a holiday such as Halloween, Christmas or Easter–even then we ...

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