Tag Archives: Loss

Finders, Keepers: The Ring

  Most beach goers were still sleeping in at this early hour of the morning. This was her favorite time of the day. The sun, just beginning it’s daily ascent, made the sand on the beach brightly glitter as though covered … Continue reading

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One More Day

I heard a song today that I haven’t heard in years. While beautiful, back then I could not truly relate to the lyrics. Today though, hearing those lyrics brought me to my knees. What would I do if I were granted One More Day with my husband? … Continue reading

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Bah Humbugging It

After much discussion, ‘the girls’ and I have decided we’re just not in the mood. So: No ornaments stuck on a tree No indoor facility   I don’t see the point Of dressing up the joint When it’s just the dogs and me MERRY CHRISTMAS … Continue reading

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I Saw A Man Today

    I saw a man today. I forgot how to breathe. He had your nose. He wore your glasses. He had your salt-and-pepper mustache and beard. He swallowed soda from a bottle and it was your swallow. I saw a man today. He … Continue reading

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Panhandling No No’s

Watching a panhandler the other day at a busy rush-hour intersection, I saw him do some of the No No’s listed below. Seriously, the guy was certainly keeping himself occupied. Needless to say, I saw no donations handed out as most in front of me … Continue reading

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A Soldier Died Today

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Do You Know – The Story Behind The Song TAPS

I was so touched reading this today, I felt the need to share: We have all heard the haunting song, “Taps.” It’s the song that gives us that lump in our throats and usually creates tears in our eyes. But, … Continue reading

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