Happy Independence Day.

It’s Proper On Our Nation’s 247th Anniversary, We Pause To Remember The Men Who Risked It All, And Reread The Mutual Death Warrant They Signed. We mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor… In the very hot summer of 1776, representatives of the original thirteen colonies of Great Britain met in Philadelphia, and …

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Sandra Jane

A woman wearing glasses

A few years ago, my mom recognized that she was losing her ability to care for herself and she voluntarily (sort of) moved to an assisted living facility which she chose. My brother and I supported and even encouraged her decision. Sadly, as we knew it would, assisted living eventually turned into memory care and …

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An Easter Story

When we were growing up, my brother and I never got Easter baskets. Easter meant going to church and getting new Easter clothes. Our parents (actually, we just blame Mom–sorry, Mom) wanted to instill in us that Easter was not about rabbits or chocolate eggs, but rather about the resurrection of Jesus. We understood that–years …

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