Category Archives: FAMILY – Parents, Kids, Marriage, Relatives

Sailing sometimes involves pigs

Like any other school morning I was walking my three-year-old down the back steps of our house. It rained the night before and the five wooden steps were wet with pooled water. I was wearing shoes with good tread on … Continue reading

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Making Amends with An Old Love

A couple of years ago I was at a juncture in my life that led me to do some self-assessment. I was just coming off of my fifth divorce to my fourth husband (yes, that’s what I said…like an idiot, … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: YOU’RE AN ADDICT

  You may think you have your friends and family,  your employers, your kids’ school teachers, and everyone else fooled into thinking you’re not…….but we all know.   Some people may judge you, but we don’t.  We love you, but hate … Continue reading

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Staying Sane Around An Addict

I have learned that one problem with people who do drugs is that they are self-centered. Drug use is self-gratifying. A person does not get high so someone else will feel no pain, cope, or check out of reality; they … Continue reading

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TO ALL PARENTS – By Edgar Guest

TO ALL PARENTS by Edgar Guest “I’ll lend you for a while a child of mine,” He said. “For you to love the while he lives and mourn for when he’s dead. It may be six or seven years, or … Continue reading

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Open Letter to My Incarcerated Daughter

Dear Daughter, My heart holds more love for you than you will likely ever know. I have loved you from the moment I knew you had been conceived and I love you now. I don’t like or approve of everything … Continue reading

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How It Really Went Down – The Jeffrey Bailey Story

Jeffrey’s life was not altogether unlike many of his generation. At 28 years old he was a strikingly handsome man with a beautiful smile and a caring heart. He was intelligent and well spoken. Jeffrey, like many these days, had … Continue reading

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