Tag Archives: Joy

Easter Memories

  One rainy afternoon last week, looking through our family photo box, I found a picture of my three-year old daughter, Allison, hunting Easter eggs in Denver, Colorado, wearing her blue Easter dress and fancy white bonnet. This was one … Continue reading

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Today I am aware of lessons that are to be learned.  Some I am learning today, even as I write.  Some have been saved deep in my brain.  Others are on the cusp of my awareness. It’s been just over … Continue reading

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A New Word Each Year

Some years ago I read a memoir titled One Perfect Word by Debbie Macomber.  I adopted her idea of choosing One Perfect Word for myself each year, and have since shared this idea with friends. The idea, as I understand … Continue reading

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Changing Places

All week I’ve been moving pictures off walls and hauling things to Good will. Rainy days do this to me. But how can you give away your grandmother’s cut glass candy dish? Or your mother’s oval plate with the robin on … Continue reading

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Summer is supposed to be time for picking raspberries in our yard, making rhubarb pies, and picking asparagus from our garden. This summer, however, we have had a different purpose, and I hesitate to write here for fear of bleeding … Continue reading

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