Tag Archives: holiday season

Strangers In Our Families

A few nights ago I was talking with a dear friend whom also has suffered a tremendous amount of trauma. The word “damaged” was brought up again. We have known each other for years. Trauma, pain, and hardship is not … Continue reading

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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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The House Fire I Survived and Why It Forever Ruined Christmas for Me

The holiday season┬áhas always been difficult for me, even as a child, and especially since the Christmas of 1976, when I was 15 years old. But after having children of my own, I always made sure they had a very … Continue reading

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