Tag Archives: family

It’s been four years and I’m finally able to write about losing my sister

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It has been 4 years since I lost my sister Linda and I haven’t written about her until now. It is an appropriate season to break my writing silence about her since she loved the holidays.

The surprising birth of a lasting love

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Patrick and I are celebrating our 25th anniversary this year. How did it all begin? I credit Jay Leno and the YMCA

11 Talking points for Thanksgiving dinner

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This month families will gather all over America to enjoy quality time, and share a marathon Thanksgiving dinner. Can this be overwhelming, with potentially awkward moments? How do you keep conversation flowing as smooth as the gravy?