Easter thoughts

Like a lot of people my age, my faith is not straightforward. I struggle to put it in words, particularly acceptable, recognizable words most people identify with faith.  I grew up in a variety of Christian churches. Most were friendly on the outside and controlling once you were in – no instrumental music, communion every …

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Welcome Spring

My thoughts are a jumble these days, thus why I have not done much writing.  If you could open my brain, it would look like that corner drawer in your kitchen, overflowing with nails and screws, dried up glue and birthday candles, tangled string and electrical cords that belong to something, pens that don't work …

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What I’ve Learned About Grandmothers

My grandma Evelyn always used to have squirty cream in her refrigerator and Breyer's Ice Cream in her freezer. Even if she wasn't hungry for dinner, which was often in her later years, she'd still have a bowl of ice cream with a generous flourish of whipped cream on top.  The older I get, the …

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