Shadows, Stress, Survival… and other ramblings

For some reason, I keep thinking about the shadows. Those hot summer nights were many years ago, in a time of lightening bugs captured in glass jars, open windows, no air conditioning, and sleepovers with friends. One of our favorite games was making shadows with our hands and letting the light from my little white… 

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The Cancer I Walked Away From…

At first, I called it curiosity. After all, I had always secretly wanted to be a private investigator after reading one too many mystery novels. Looking up certain people on Facebook, I even reasoned to myself, was done out of my concern for them. However, this curiosity soon made a dangerous turn down a path leading to the… 

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Because Change is Always Harder than Autopilot

airplane

My husband is a pilot, and according to him, the most critical times of flight are takeoffs and landings. The pilot’s full attention must be directed at the changes taking place — changes in altitude, changes in speed, changes in traffic, etc. The easiest part of the flight is when the autopilot is engaged. What… 

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