Category Archives: friends

Happy Thanksgivukkah

Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Hanukkah!! Wishing everyone a wonderful day filled with family and good friends. Ronnie and are are very thankful for the love of great friends, and all the support we have received. Life is short , live … Continue reading

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Well We Did It !! We Moved

What a process, moving, packing is exhausting. We condensed our belongings to half of what we owned a month ago.All in all it was a fairly painless process. The most difficult aspect of the move off Applegate Drive was that … Continue reading

Posted in Child Abuse, daughters, friends, Life's Blessings and Joys, Open adoption, Trans Channelers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

The LA Laker Player and Me

During 1994- 1995 I was running a muck, I was un-happy and searching for who knows what . I surely had no clue. My daily routine was go to work, hit the gym for an hour with a former Los … Continue reading

Posted in friends, friendships, gift of love, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, Life's Blessings and Joys, love, NBA | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Trucks And A Mask

Frustration is the feeling for this Friday the 13th of September. I woke to the sounds of dump trucks heading to the top of our hill. Dump trucks, log trucks, water trucks have taken over our peaceful neighborhood for almost … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, friends, friendships, leaving the past behind, Mental Health, moving day, new beginnings, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

My Selfishness

The universe lost an amazing man this weekend and the heaven’s gained an angel. I am blessed to have been in his presence and shared many laughs. My heart grieves out of selfishness that I yearn for more treasured moments … Continue reading

Posted in Death, death of a loved one, friends, friendships, hope, spiritual energy, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Yorkville Patch

The Yorkville Patch is an online publication. Once upon a time, I lived in that area. The evil woman that birthed me still resides there. She lives in a small town called Plano, Illinois. Plano’s claim to fame currently is … Continue reading

Posted in Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, friends, Growing up in midwest, Healing and Recovery, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

A Little Of This And A Little Of That

The stitches in my right hand are really a nuisance. The stitches in my legs and knee are not really bothering me. I am able to walk around fairly well. I picked the ripe cherries from our cherry tree and … Continue reading

Posted in Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, friends, friendships, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, Life's Blessings and Joys, Toxic Relationships, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Amost Two Years

Today is party day at the Duckworth’s. One of our closest friends is here from Arizona, it’s been almost two years since he last visited.  Wishing everyone a fun filled weekend.

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All That Needs To Be Said For Today

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