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Trip to Cobb Island
Saturday, August 08, 2020      18 comments

With the unusual year we are having, it had been some time since we had seen my niece Melanie, in Maryland. She came up with an idea that would get my daughter Ashley, Melanie's mother Betsy (my sister) and myself up to a seafood restaurant... Read more
Remembering a hometown soldier
Monday, May 25, 2020      7 comments

This young man went to elementary school with my sister. Klaus Dieter Schlieben It was a tragedy when he was killed in Vietnam, only 20 years old. Remembered as a kind young man. www.virtualwall.org/ds/S
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6 years today
Monday, May 18, 2020      20 comments

Six years ago today, my Kenny chose to leave this world. We may never know all the struggles he had, but do know that he had strength and courage until the end. The lessons learned while he was here on this earthly plane are many and treasu... Read more
Two days until the walk!
Thursday, October 17, 2019      11 comments

The Richmond Out of Darkness Walk for AFSP is in two days, Saturday October 19th. Our team is doing great and getting closer to our goal! Suicide is a national health problem. The impact suicide has on the lives of family members, friends, ... Read more
Preparing for Autumn
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      21 comments

With my favorite season, around the bend, I find myself with much to be done. My sister and I must say goodbye to our childhood home and have been spending the Summer remembering and packing up. Although it is hard, I feel that it is... Read more
Off for June, back on for July.
Sunday, June 30, 2019      11 comments

With Mama passing away on May 30th, June was all about breathing, one day at a time, adjusting to my new reality, letting emotions come as they would. ... Read more
Buckroe Beach, Virginia. Part three of our getaway.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019      18 comments

On our way back home, from Virginia, Beach, Ashley and I had a brief visit to Buckroe Beach. A beautiful beach that offers a panoramic view of the Chesapeake Bay! The clean, sandy beach, with sparkling water and gentle surf, you can watch o... Read more
Virginia Beach, Part two of three
Sunday, May 26, 2019      14 comments

After our stop at Cape Henry, we were off to the main part of Virginia Beach, along the boardwalk. Our hotel overlooked the Atlantic ocean and incredibly relaxing views. ... Read more
Cape Henry, part one of our getaway.
Saturday, May 25, 2019      18 comments

My daughter and I just completed our second annual beach trip, last week. emoticon This all started as a wa... Read more
Painfully sweet. Two steps forward, one step back.
Tuesday, April 09, 2019      11 comments

Hot weather has come to Richmond and yes, even humidity. (The worst part of this equation) The good... trees ... Read more
Morning walk at Hollywood Cemetery
Sunday, April 07, 2019      10 comments

Fog settled over the gravestones, at the beginning of our morning at Hollywood Cemetery. A shroud of gray to start the day. A beauty all it's own. ... Read more
The flip side
Monday, January 21, 2019      15 comments

There is always a flip side, to consider and there is one to the blog I entered, yesterday. There is a purpose to everything and mixed blessing are to be found in difficult and challenging times. I don't have all the answers, but I trust ... Read more
Feeling like myself, again.
Sunday, January 20, 2019      13 comments

Well, that may not be entirely true, as I am still on my journey, but, I feel like my well self, again. Mid December was the perfect storm of stress, that attached to every fiber of my being. The demands of a crazy Christmas season at wor... Read more
2018 Out of the Darkness Walk. Kenny's Walking Warriors
Sunday, October 28, 2018      14 comments

Early arrivers for the 2018 Out of the Darkness Walk, for AFSP and in memory of our Kenny. Kenny's Walking Warriors was the second highest in fundraising, for the walk this year, at $6,065. Thank you to everyone who donated and supported us. — ... Read more
Wow! Silver linings and a light in the storm for our Out of the Darkness Walk.
Thursday, September 13, 2018      15 comments

$3,405 raised for Kenny's Walking Warriors, so far this year! Can you believe it? It’s been an amazing convergence of contributions and moral support for this event. $5,000 is in clear sight! The Walk itself has been rescheduled to October 27 du... Read more

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