Easter Joy

It is stronger than crossing the horizon line of a black hole in space! An irresistible gravitational pull that captures our hearts and puts a smile on our face! What is it? The pure 100% spontaneous joy of a child! It kindles in us our memories of a simpler time in our life, when we…

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Remember bubble gum

Yesterday I watched a video of our youngest grandchild running in the house, going to her knees on the floor and scooting all the way to the front door, squealing in delight! She was so proud of herself because she had mastered that “skill”. Over and over and over again she slid on the floor…

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Psychic 2!


Even as infants, our twin boys were psychic. For weeks we planned a 4 hour trip to the grandparents. We ensured that we had packed all the essentials, diapers, formula, a massive amount of gear. The big day came for our departure – and – they got sick! It was coming out of both ends,…

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Something was not right. Our boys had been sick and I had given them the recommended medicine, but they were laying around like slugs. Listless, very little movement, no energy. I called our pediatrician and explained what they had and the medicine I had given them. “That’s the correct medicine, what was the dosage?” he…

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In March of this year Monica Lewinsky (yes, THAT Monica Lewinsky) gave a TED talk entitled: “The Price of Shame”. She launched her presentation by asking: “Can I see a show of hands of anyone here who didn’t make a mistake or do something they regretted at 22?”. Boom! No hands. I thought back to when…

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