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Butter Pie

A recipe for a pie you can make when the cupboards are bare. Continue reading

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Gone

I spent last week with my Mom. She was in isolation in her apartment before going to her new permanent home in a nursing facility. Boxing up things and moving out of an apartment during a quarantine is not as … Continue reading

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Morning with Mom

Morning light filtered through kitchen blinds to illuminate our honey buns and steaming coffee. Mom and I. Sitting over morning sweets. With our ever-present companion, cigarette smoke. Always smoke. Even now. Always.Just like that I was transported to our Chateau … Continue reading

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Icing on the Cake!

My birthday in quarantine was amazing. I got calls from all my kids. I received cards in the mail and packages from very nice delivery people. There was a fern, fluffy purple slippers, paints, a painting kit, a DVD, and … Continue reading

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March Madness

How was your March? Mine started off in Florida watching the Cardinals at Spring Training. We saw games, went to beaches, and had amazing food. If you have never tried Berry Fresh Cafe in Port St. Lucie for breakfast, you … Continue reading

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It’s Time

While I was sleeping, my phone decided that I was in New York. I am not. I am in Nashville. But the clock on my phone changed to NY time. All. By. Itself. I thought I was sleeping in this … Continue reading

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The Small Joys of Spring

On day five of Lent, I am thankful for the little signs of joy that are sprouting up around our area. The incessant rains have kept most of the tulips at bay. But there were still lots of little spots … Continue reading

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Honoring Heroes for Lent

Last night Jeff and I watched Taking Chance on Amazon Prime. Excellent movie. Quiet. Full of dignity. It is the story of a military escort seeing the body of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps to his family in Wyoming. (Info at … Continue reading

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Through Car Windows

On the third day of Lent, I am grateful for car windows. I have seen many beautiful, scary, crazy, and awe-inspiring things through the windows of my car. Today from my windshield I saw a dark road made shiny by … Continue reading

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Cupcake Thank Yous

When you meld together two companies, one that is very entrepreneurial and one that is globally bureaucratic, it takes a minute before everything works smoothly. Worthy and Ellie Claire have been part of Hachette Nashville for almost six months but … Continue reading

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