Godspeed Nancy

This morning my friend Nancy Allen Marchesseault made her transition to life on the other side. I know she is still with us, but I will miss her beautiful spirit here on earth. I knew Nancy when we were kids because she was best friends with my sister, Susan. They were like frick and frack. […]

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God, Grant Me the Serenity ….

I just got off the phone with a friend of mine who is dealing with the end stages of chronic alcoholism with her 40-something sister. She basically had to take her home from the hospital after she almost died from alcohol poisoning and leave her in her home to drink herself to death. She took […]

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Playing with Perception: What is Reality Anyway?

Michael and I were talking the other day about what we wanted to happen to us when we pass to the other side of the curtain. He wants a huge party in New Orleans full of good food and drink, and he wants us to have a blast. I want to be cremated and have […]

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Living: Embracing the Roller Coaster

I love roller coasters. The spring after my second divorce, my friend Elizabeth and I made the journey to Six Flags over St. Louis specifically to ride roller coasters. I wanted to do it for fun, but I really felt like doing something that took me to the edge like my divorce was doing emotionally. […]

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Counting to Three…My Siblings

There are four of us. I have three siblings. I am the oldest. I have a sister, Susan, who is 14 months younger than me and two brothers, Sammy and Terry, three years and five years younger than┬áme, respectively. I saw my brothers this weekend on the occasion of the death of one of Momma’s […]

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