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Generational Dimples

The middle of the night is when I miss my mama the most. She slipped away from illness when I was only 7. I think about her as I rock my newborn son to sleep. Bleary-eyed and yearning for her … Continue reading

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99 Problems

Comical Explanation

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Collecting and Searching

“One recollection that had the greatest impact on me during my childhood was my parents’ love of collecting and searching for treasured items to add to their collections. What I loved most about their collecting was how they displayed them … Continue reading

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What Best Friends Are For

Stationed as an Army officer in Hawaii, I was alarmed to see my mother calling from Virginia. My father had a stroke. Feeling helpless more than 4,500 miles away, I called my best friend, Nora, an E.R. nurse who lives … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

My boys are young, but I’ve already started incorporating the Santa’s Sacks tradition into our Christmas. Each year our children pick our toys they own but don’t play with anymore to give to other children as extra presents when Santa … Continue reading

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