Monthly Archives: May 2013

Just Keep Your Eyes on the Prize…

The Grand Plan was rolling out flawlessly. Felicia and I planned to meet in Staunton, Virginia in front of a Shoney’s Restaurant. Sheila had given me a glowing reference telling Felicia that I would be a good Mama. I was … Continue reading

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What Can One Little Phone Call Hurt?

You know how when you wake up one morning after you have brainstormed this great idea, plotted all of the details out, eliminated all of the kinks, sold it like a set of Encyclopedia Britannica and feel wholly dedicated to … Continue reading

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Convincing Edwin

Roosevelt! What I did the rest of that day is more or less a blank. I was completely focused on my husband Edwin getting home from work. I do remember plotting my approach out carefully. Edwin is very generous in … Continue reading

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How it all began…

I have never been the type of person that believes Everything Happens for a Reason. I have actually thought just the opposite during the worst of times (I am not a bad person so why am I so depressed/anxious/in pain, etc). And … Continue reading

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Dedication

I wasn’t looking for a dog but there you were, peering out at me from a web page in the vast, cold world of cyber space. Your eyes told me what my soul already knew…we were meant to be.  On … Continue reading

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Famous last words

Saturday April 28th 2012 – sitting in my Parents’ living room in Ohio with both of them, my Husband and two of my Sisters. ” I have not owned a pet in 18 years. I will never as long as I live, ever own any kind … Continue reading

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