Category Archives: Personal Story

Temptation To Play Hooky

  I don’t want to write today. Certainly don’t want to create yet another blog. At the moment, can’t,  for the life of me, think of why I ever wanted to do this in the first place, let alone actually … Continue reading

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A Tiger Named Pain

Writer’s Island Prompt #10  “MOST AMAZING EXPERIENCE” Pain is the shell that encloses your understanding.    __Kahlil Gibran Thirty-plus years ago, I gave birth to my fourth and last child. She was beautiful and healthy, but I seemed to be in almost … Continue reading

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Map of Awareness

  In a recent blog, I used the phrase map of awareness, and its been circling around inside my head ever since. I’m not aware of having ever used the phrase before, so it intrigues me that it sort of … Continue reading

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Personal Take Cont. (WT, as well)

  I came home from the hospital to a totally different environment than the one I had left beneath the rear wheel of my father’s big black Pontiac. My world had been altered and, when I looked in the mirror, … Continue reading

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A Very Personal Take

  At age four, I went through possibly the most traumatic experience of my life. I was playing outside with my younger sister. It was winter and we’d just had another snowfall in a snow filled Wisconsin season. Sidewalks were … Continue reading

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