Tag Archives: mothers and daughters

My Happy Birthday Walk

I wish I were the kind of selfless person who says their birthday’s just another day.  I am not. I love my birthday!  Our mother woke us on our birthday morning with the story of her trip to the hospital … Continue reading

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Small moments

“We’re conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware – beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one.” ― Kent Nerburn, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace: Living … Continue reading

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Day 8—Sisters

How do people make it through life without a sister?  ~Sara Corpening A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.  ~Isadora James To the outside world we … Continue reading

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Day 5—A Special Memory

I have so many special memories that it’s hard for me to isolate one.  I gave thinking a break and one particular memory popped into my mind.  The day GE had Sophia and the days that followed are golden.  It … Continue reading

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Day 2-Festive Foods

I love festive foods because it means there’s a festive gathering and I have yet to have a festive gathering without my family and friends.  I am not a caterer, after all.  I don’t even have catering delusions, but I … Continue reading

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March 27th

The first person I thought of today was my mother, Dorothy Marie Palmer Coleman.  Today is her 96th birthday; she’s celebrating in heaven with her family and friends. I don’t know the story of her birth as intimately as I … Continue reading

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Mom tales

Yesterday was the first OB/GYN visit for Bob’s daughter and I got to ride shot-gun with her.  The baby delivery business has changed considerably since I had GE.  In the mid 70’s, there were no sonograms and the doctor was King.  … Continue reading

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