Tag Archives: memories

He Loves Me; He Loves Me Not

Your inner strength and beauty made me fall in love with you. Understanding without words, a hug, eager lips. Stolen moments together, no sense of time, we drank in love. Those first minutes engraved such sweet memories. A love that’s … Continue reading

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Why We Ask Ourselves?

Snow blankets the earth on this February day. With a heavy heart, we drove to church to attend a funeral for a young man and to sing in the choir.   Fleeting moments of the sun attempting to warm our … Continue reading

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The Morning Hours

It seems that early fall days provide beautiful sunrises and stunning sunsets. Our daughter has seen lovely ones on the beach at Southampton, New York, on Long Island.¬† We privately celebrate the colorful brush strokes of many hues. Hurricane season … Continue reading

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Celebrating Life

The day was overcast and cool when people gathered for the funeral. A group of voices sang in remembrance. It was the end of April and shortly before her next birthday in May when my mother left this earthly life. … Continue reading

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The Scrubs Are Just a Cover!

    Last week we were graced with a visit from our traveling nurse daughter who wanted to help celebrate Mother’s Day early. As we visited, talked and caught up with her life and doings, I was most impressed with … Continue reading

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The Appointed Hour

We have lost so many loved family and friends during the last six months that I dedicate this ode to their memories. Through our tears, thoughts and prayers, we know they are now in a better, much happier place. Their … Continue reading

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My Legacy

Our legacies are passed down from one generation to another. The world is connected by stories, memories, traditions, dreams and hopes. Waxing philosophical I reflect on the legacies of my parents, grandparents, and other family members. What have I learned … Continue reading

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