Category Archives: Gracefull

May ‘41 Inspire, Move us Forward

George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, is being described as statesman, gentleman, role model, Barbara’s husband, W’s dad, servant leader, best-prepared president, point of light, intelligence chief, advocate for volunteerism, the poor, and disabled, a … Continue reading

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Time Keeps on Slippin

Ain’t it funny how time slips away… When Al Green croons these familiar words, I sing loudly and probably a little off key but in real life, it’s not even funny how quickly time slips away. The closer we get … Continue reading

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It’s Your Birthday, so Celebrate!

OK, so it’s really my birthday but you have one coming or you’ve already had it, so, let’s keep the party going! I’ve been celebrating all month because birthdays are fun, challenging, and important—all the ingredients you need to live … Continue reading

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For Veterans Day This Year, it’s About Thanksgiving

I don’t think it’s coincidental that Thanksgiving and Veterans Day come so close together each year. Perhaps I’ve drawn a line where there isn’t one, but as we enjoy the marches, admire the handsome uniforms worn by our heroes, this … Continue reading

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Is What We See What We Really Get

Are we more than we have become? I despise hypocrites and for many years now, I’ve said “It’s not what you say, but what you do all day that counts!” I’ve repeated this mantra as fervently as if it had … Continue reading

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Remember, You Get to Decide

About this time of the year every two to four years we hear the same rhetoric, “This is the most important election of our lifetime.” This time the advertising may be correct.

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Start With Peach Cobbler For Breakfast

October is National Dessert Month and though I didn’t create or designate it, I wish I had because any excuse for pound cake and peach cobbler is fine with me! Here’s what I know: when the peach cobbler is right, … Continue reading

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I’ve Got Nothing But Love For You

Sears, please don’t go, I love you so… With financial bankruptcy/rescue efforts being discussed for Sears/Kmart, you’re probably wondering why I’m singing love songs.  Here are three reasons:

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Let’s Focus on What We Can Control

ENOUGH ALREADY! In my humble opinion, no matter what side of the aisle you rally for, the drama/trauma that resulted in our newest Supreme Court justice is nothing to celebrate or be proud of.  That confirmation process is broken—more precisely, … Continue reading

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

I remember puberty and the joyful anticipation of getting breasts and my first bra. It took longer than I had hoped but with a little creativity on my part, Charmin and I helped Mother Nature and I have managed very … Continue reading

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