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Christmas Blues

Christmas is my favorite time of the year.  Especially since my son was born.  I get to relive all of those magical childhood memories through my son and see those through my son’s eyes.  I love it.  I love surprising … Continue reading

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The Death of an Era

It has been a little over a month since my dad passed away.  Yes.  He died.  He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  He received chemotherapy.  He had the cancer surgically removed.  He was cured.  He died.  It went so fast.  … Continue reading

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Oh, Woe! Happy Siblings Day.

For the months, days, hours, minutes leading up to my trip to Iowa to visit my father, my stress level was high and my emotions were all over the place.  Most of the time, when I would find myself alone … Continue reading

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Mortality and Regret

It’s funny. All of the issues I had with my marriage came from my upbringing. Being the child of an alcoholic wasn’t easy. My father was an easy target for the small-minded townspeople that I grew up with. I heard … Continue reading

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Quit It!

I received my prescription of Chantix in the mail yesterday.  I took my first pill today.  On this plan, you can smoke for the first week or so while on the medication.  After enrolling on their website to assist me … Continue reading

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