Monthly Archives: October 2013

Handwritten Letters

Handwritten letters are a rare commodity, they indicate investment. Email is “permanent” in its own way. Our electronic messages are easy to keep and to search in huge volumes. But emails are not tangible and enduring in the same way … Continue reading

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The Day I Was Stabbed … Part One

Originally posted on I Survived a Murder Attack — My Family Didn't:
To those friends and loved ones who did not know me prior to 1991, I would like to start this post by saying I am sorry for…

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The Anniversary

It’s been a year now that I have blogging. I was hoping to write a nice long blog about how wonderful the last year has been. Expressing myself, gaining support from new friends and how much my life has changed. … Continue reading

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Busy As Beavers

Hope everyone is well, we are busy beavers here at the Duckworth house. Out with the old. How did we get so much stuff ?? I am spending my days shooting pictures and listing dozens of items each day on … Continue reading

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2 In, 2 Out

Two-in There should always be (at least) two firefighters together when they enter a location that is considered a hazard area that is considered “Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health” (IDLH), i.e., the interior of the structure fire. Firefighters operating … Continue reading

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My Most Vivid and Haunting Memory of My Mother

Originally posted on I Survived a Murder Attack — My Family Didn't:
My mom’s hobby was sewing, and she would always sew with a pattern. She had cases of patterns and a large, custom-made sewing center in her sewing…

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I like October, I like October… Who Am I trying To Fool? I Hate October!

It’s raining and gloomy here in Oregon. Today also is the first day of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. October is also the anniversary of when I was stabbed. My wonderful husband, and soul mate’s birthday is in October. My … Continue reading

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