Tag Archives: smiles

Our Valued Friends

Cedric and David are our friends. On Mondays. we wave to one another, greet one another and exchange pleasantries.  If we are perchance not home, David will bring the blue bins up to the door.  These are our sanitation engineers … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Moments

Struggling with our emotions, we try to smile through the sorrow of losing the last dog of three. In the span of three months. Family was visiting when we received the news.  Bittersweet.  Good and bad times. Speaking in tearful, … Continue reading

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Fit as a Fiddle

Maintaining good physical health is important to our family.  We try to eat a nutritious diet and include exercise and hydration. We consider mental health part of our well-being.  During the Easter season, our daughter invited us to join her … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths of Babes

As a language educator, I was fascinated with young children and their efforts to use the English language. Certain letters were initially problematic such as the letter L. When asked her name, our daughter would tell others her name was … Continue reading

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Many Moons

Many moons on this earth. Many moons of teaching. Many moons of hard work. Many moons of leisure. Many moons of travel. Many moons of smiles. I thirst for original, firsthand accounts which I can see with my own eyes … Continue reading

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