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On Writing a Will – Kerry- 2/07/17

February 11th, 2017 On Writing a Will – Kerry E.B. Black Dear Reader Although it will sound like an oxymoron, I discovered a will is a living document. My latest health scare spurred me to create a will. I have … Continue reading

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18 Summers- July 15th, 2016 – Elaina Portugal

  18 Summers-Elaina Portugal July 15, 2016 Dear Reader, Eighteen Summers. That’s all we get. If we’re lucky. Eighteen summers to mold them into caring, compassionate, strong human beings. Eighteen summers to teach them how to be confident, independent, and … Continue reading

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Lip Service — Colleen – 7/1/2016

Lip Service July 1, 2016 He never knew what hit him, that young man in the restaurant who for some reason hailed three middle-aged ladies dining at the table beside him. Suave and handsome, he only meant to spread his … Continue reading

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Tribute to My Mom — Kerry – 5/9/2016

Tribute to My Mom May 9, 2016 It’s Mother’s Day here in the United States as I write this letter. Flipping through the cable guide, I came across a number of irreverent television offerings, including “Mommy Dearest.” I’ve heard people … Continue reading

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Happy Thoughts — Kerry – 3/14/2016

Happy Thoughts March 14, 2016 Today has been a rough day. All parents have them, days that jackhammer the foundation and cover every experience with the dust of broken hearts, crumpled promises, and decimated plans. Like wrecking balls, the kids … Continue reading

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It’s the Way… – Elaina – 2/14/16

It’s the Way…-Elaina Portugal February 14th, 2016 Dear Valentine- We go through life at breakneck speeds. Owning two companies, having four kids, going to school to keep my teaching licence current, running the boys to Boy Scouts, Robotics, Science Olympiad, … Continue reading

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Packing Memories – Amanda – 1/27/2016

Packing Memories January 27, 2015 I finally put away our Christmas decorations this past weekend. I’d wanted to take them down on January 9, the first weekend after Twelfth Night, but I yielded to pleas for “just one more week” … Continue reading

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