Tag Archives: family

Depression and Denial

It’s like it’s a scar that must be hidden. Like some dirty secret.  An ugly sweater you keep in the back of the closet and only bring it out when that aunt comes to visit.  You hide it.  You deny … Continue reading

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When Pets Are Sick

I AM one of THOSE people that gush about my pet and bore you with the 200+ pics I have on my phone.  When did this happen to me?  I used to scoff at THOSE people! Rocket has been my … Continue reading

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Good News Friday Challenge!

This is a Challenge to each of you to come up with Just One POSITIVE news story that you’ve seen or heard recently.  If you don’t watch the news, then share an uplifting, positive quote or post!  I think that … Continue reading

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Rocket’s Name(s)

My dear friend Jessica Bakkers did a very sweet post sometime back about her beloved dogs and all of the sweet nicknames she had for them.  This got me thinking about all of the different nicknames I have for my furkid, Rocket.   … Continue reading

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Come next week — sudiecrouch

Please enjoy this positive, uplifting message from my new friend over at sudicrouch.  ❤ There is something peaceful about reflecting on the year as we ready ourselves for the next one. It’s a time, at least for me, to look … Continue reading

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Winter’s Child

The walls are permeated with the laughter and tears once shared I fill the room as best I can with today’s sunlight I open the window but the breeze does not sweep away the past A life once lived clings … Continue reading

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Tiny Tearjerker

Originally posted on My OBT:
Phil Beastall UK filmmaker/producer Phil Beastall wanted to create a short film showing the true spirit of Christmas without all the commercialism and the “corporate voices.” So he wrote and produced this lovely, simple short…

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