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When I was a kid, one of the most exciting parts of the day for me was when the mail would arrive. I loved going out to meet the mailman, to get the mail directly from his hands, and to come running inside with our treasure trove of bills, mail outs, magazines and cards. It became much more exciting for me when I started receiving my own personal mail.
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Writing a letter is a lost form of art. Once upon a time, letter writing was the only way to communicate. At that time, the prose was more romantic, the wording more lyrical, and the grammar nearly flawless. Of course that was before the days of the internet, back with the Post Office didn’t bleed you dry just to mail a letter, and when someone wrote “I love u”, it meant you loved the letter “u”. These days, there are comma splices every where, slang and lingo have taken over the way…Continue
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This past Saturday, my husband and I waded into waters that we thought had long since dried up for us. Since having kids, there’s been a bit of a drought of sorts with our entertaining schedule and our ability to have adult conversations with others. A couple of weeks ago, we decided we would host a small, intimate dinner party at our house. We planned it for 7:30, so that our boys…Continue
If I close my eyes, I can still hear the sound. It’s the sound of his last breaths, the minutes that seemed like eternity as I watched him die and listened to the raspy sound of his lungs desperate to take in any air they could get. By that point, he’d had enough morphine in his body to not feel the agonizing pain of his body shutting down on him. Too bad my mom and dad and I couldn’t have something to ease our hurt as we watched the greatest thing to ever enter our lives, slowly drift back…Continue