Weddings…with Dysautonomia

For those new to our blog, welcome. For those who have been around, thank you for continuing to give this tiny blog a piece of your time. I believe that life is worth reflecting for the purpose of processing and growth. This post is a little heavier (and longer) than the normal positive posts I […]

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Mother’s Day

Mother's Day flowers

Mother’s Day inevitably makes me think of my own mother. I think back with loving admiration. My mom and I have some unshakeable bond, perhaps from the years spent just her and I. My mother worked three simultaneous jobs to keep me in a good school and put herself through college. She graduated, re-married and then […]

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Teacher Appreciation Day

Teacher Appreciation Day is here! I have been impatiently waiting for this day! In our family, teachers are revered. Growing up, I understood my teachers were to be respected. I knew if I got reprimanded at school, it would likely be worse at home. This was something I never questioned. It parallels other values of our […]

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Gift Ideas for Mom

I have a pair of pseudo grandparents that entered my life in early childhood, and lucky for me, never left. The instruction and guidance these two individuals have separately and collectively offered me is something I hope I can find a way to pass down to my children – a sentiment felt just as strongly […]

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Spring Training and Epiphanies

I was raised in a Christian family that has a strong love for America’s pastime. The love of baseball runs deep. My mom, once subjected to double black eyes when getting whacked in the nose playing baseball with her brother and his friends, has passed on this love of the sport. I even played baseball […]

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Perspective from Rainbow Brite

A child of the 80’s, I have many fond memories with my bestie Rainbow Brite. Being an only child for almost a decade, I learned to find company in my imagination. Fast forward to current times. Mornings I am not sick, you’ll likely find me sipping from a mug and reading because …that’s what adults […]

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