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Jodi Arias, A Wooden Spoon, and My Mother

The last couple weeks have been once again busy and crazy.Our daughter had a serious car accident and we have a new house guest from India. During the chaos, I fell behind on writing and my routine which includes OCD … Continue reading

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My Most Vivid and Haunting Memory of My Mother

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 room in our basement. When I was about 10 or 11 years old, … Continue reading

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Welcome to My World

To everyone who is following my blog and taking time to read my posts, I am very touched and grateful. When I started this blog a week ago, I intended for my first post to welcome you to my blog … Continue reading

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