Monthly Archives: June 2009

Life Can Be Short

Facebook has been a wonderful addition to my life. I have been able to connect with people I haven't seen in 30 years. I can hear about their joys (kids, marriage, travel, etc.) and have a good time. I have throughly enjoyed finding out that the years have seemingly erased any cliches, or groups that…
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Death of an Icon

I am sure I am one of thousands who haven taken to their keyboards today after hearing the news of the death of Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson in one day. I admit Farrah's death does not have quite the same impact, we all knew hers was coming because of the cancer she was battling.…
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How My Life Changed in One Moment

Looking down at her face my emotions were in turmoil. The woman who had given me life 47 years ago now lay before me. On Friday she had been alive in the hospital. Late that night though, she had taken a sudden nose dive she could not pull out of. Now I stood there on…
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How Did I Get Into This?

So a few years ago I started playing around with writing. It started with a letter to the editor of school budgets (which landed me a coffee date with then NC State Senator Kay Hagan - who went on to be come a US Senator), then a letter about the lottery, then an op ed…
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