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Travels with Mary, Part 2

By Catherine Hedge My mother is on a grand new adventure.  Despite health struggles that have her zipping down the hospital hall in  a four-wheeler, we can’t stop her from trying something new.  This very morning, she and her sweetheart … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies.

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Christmas Cookies

Back in 1971, I was a broke college student.  We were having a BIG Christmas with my family of seven plus our boyfriends, grandmothers, and a whole bunch of favorite cousins coming from Canada.  I was frantic, knowing that there … Continue reading

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Overcoming Kryptonite…Francie Dillon

Overcoming Kryptonite…Francie Dillon.

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Overcoming Kryptonite…Francie Dillon

 By Catherine Hedge My Little Sister Francie isn’t someone you meet.  She’s someone you experience.  Even shorter than I am, Francie has always been the family dynamo, like the center of a tornado…No, a hurricane whirling into your environment and … Continue reading

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Eternal Writing, A Children’s Story

Eternal Writing, A Children’s Story.

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Major (Monster or Manifestation?)

By Bill Borel The Borel family had always been very understanding and open minded. We had the normal conflicts and jealousies of all families but nothing truly disruptive. We accepted differences in political, religious, income levels, educational, and most other … Continue reading

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Family: My New Definition

Family: My New Definition.

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Family: My New Definition

By Catherine Hedge My schoolmates told me I shouldn’t play with Janice because her mother was (whisper) Divorced!  In 6th grade at Mercy Academy, I wasn’t really certain what that meant.  I just figured her mother must have done something … Continue reading

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