Tag Archives: support

Hands and a Song


Inside the church, the air was hot, like a weight pressing down on the building and the congregants in it. Summer in Chicago will do that. The service was nearing its end. My husband and I sat shoulder to shoulder, … Continue reading

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A Liebster! What the heck is a Liebster?!?


This blogging thing is a strange world, you know. I have only been writing here for the past four months and it has been an amazing roller coaster ride of ups and downs. I will admit, prior to starting this … Continue reading

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Even Better Than Cash Prizes


I am speechless.  I am utterly speechless. For a writer that typically presents a whole host of problems, but in this case, I am humbly rendered speechless – in the best of ways. This morning, upon checking the emails and … Continue reading

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Facebook, Libya, and Taking a Risk


“The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.” ― Gustave Flaubert I have been writing on this blog for two months now and amount of things that I have learned have been monumental. There have been … Continue reading

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The Strong Supportive Stem


At first glance, the obvious stars of this photo are the yellow, translucent petals.  Filtering the sunlight at various degrees, they make the flower seem more like an astrological star than a horticultural stunner.  But take a closer look.  Where … Continue reading

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