Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Story of Sea Glass…The Story of Me

I love sea glass.  I love its beauty, I love the mystery of what it was, I love the journey of its becoming what it is, and I love what it symbolizes to me. Sea glass is a broken piece … Continue reading

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From Generation to Generation

In “An Open Letter to My Mother,” my mom writes to her mother: It must have demanded a special measure of wisdom to discern when sympathy or firmness was in order.  My shyness in junior high required that kind of … Continue reading

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What’s the Ending?

Have you ever read a book on parenting and wondered how the author’s children will turn out (or how they’ve already turned out?)?  Not necessarily because you question the author’s advice, but because you truly wonder if their method really … Continue reading

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Keeping These Things…

I am not my mother.  Yet, I am my mother’s daughter.  I can make a list of ways in which I am different from my mom.  Interests, personality traits, choices I’ve made.  At the same time, I can make a … Continue reading

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