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I feel lucky to have lived  in a lot of different places while I was  growing up and I am privileged to have friends in several countries. I find it strange, with different languages and cultural customs, that people act a lot alike. In one family I came to know I felt sorry for the […]

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When was the last time that you really looked around at the people near you? No, I don’t mean the people that you hurry past rushing to catch your bus or pushing passed that “slow” person blocking your way.  We all have places to be, we rush, we push past each other. I mean the […]

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Have you ever gone over to someones house and felt right at home. The feeling that this should be how you feel going home everyday.  Or when you step into a house and feel as trapped as the people living there. Families are so complicated, but they start out, most of the time, so simply. […]

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Family Dynamics….. what is that? It means that in every family we have to learn how best to get along with the other members of the family. We all have our little secrets, our family skeleton we keep locked in the closet. There isn’t anything new where skeletons are concerned, was your favorite old Aunt […]

living on

Well after looking at the last time I entered a post, if anyone got into it, I left quite a cliff hanger. But as I have had time to thinbk about what happened next it kind of whirlwinds around in memories. I started my story atthetender age of 14 and yet within a very shot decade I […]

Blue Sky Families

  When I was groom 14 I went to a wonderful family wedding. I saw the beautiful bride and the hansom groom, surrounded by loving family and friends. The couple swept into the reception like the romantic start of a love story. They danced, talked and laughed the evening away.  The happiness they felt together filled the room.  Gifts were given in the hope of […]