Category Archives: Nana

What Is Luck?

    I haven’t written anything for a while and this came to me as I was “pondering” my life’s situations and I thought I would share a bit of my mindset with you this morning. I hope that you … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Gift

     Six years ago today my mother passed from this world and into God’s arms, and I miss her dearly. The following is a tribute to her and a true and honest testament of her teachings to myself and … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Gift

    Written in honor of my mother, and on Mother’s Day it has a special place in  my heart.. God Bless all of our mothers wherever they may be. Happy Mother’s Day to all of you, Jake. A Mother’s … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of Santa

     It’s the day after Christmas,*  and as usual I have been visited by the “Jolly Old Elf” himself. He never fails to provide me with gifts, both the utile and the futile, (why can’t instructions EVER be as simple as the people reading them?) the needed … Continue reading

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The Mourning After

     With my daughter Rachel’s wedding rapidly approaching, I couldn’t help thinking of those who were instrumental in her upbringing, and who will not be in physical attendance. They all passed within a short span of time of one another, as … Continue reading

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