Tag: birthday

  • What Remains

    What Remains

      It barely made headlines, what with all the political corruption underway between the Executive and Legislative branches. But it did warrant at least space in some newspapers as we closed out 2020 and welcomed 2021:   The remains of a girl between ages 6½[..]
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  • A Glass of Gratitude

    A Glass of Gratitude

    Someone asked poet Nikki Giovanni what she was most proud of as she looked back over her life. She replied: "I'm proud that I'm still sane. I think that sanity is important. I'm proud that I have enough sense to love the people who love[..]
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  • Help Me Get My Happy On

    Help Me Get My Happy On

      Ah, Lord, it is November again. I woke to a steely gray sky, green grass bowing to rain and winter's chill. Those of you who know me best know how much I dread the onset of winter. There is nothing in this southern girl's[..]
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  • It’s My Birthday

    It’s My Birthday

      It’s my birthday. The very first in my life without the woman who birthed me. I’d post one of those photos here. You know the kind with the mother kneeling beside her daughter or son, as they blow out their candles, but I don’t[..]
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