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dk-christi's picture
Feb.06.2012
Once the age of maturity is reached, dating takes on an entirely different flavor.  Let's face it; for women past fifty years of age, the pickins are slim to none.  The reason is simply one of numbers.  Men prefer younger women.  Men die off before women.  Men remarry...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Sep.14.2011
September 14       Heartfelt     Boab trees litter my dreams; gossipy like old women in the late afternoon sun, I wonder at the tales they tell though I am far too young to understand.  The Australian Kimberly shelters these mysteries in life; they shelter me in the...
yen-diamonon's picture
Jan.23.2011
    Sitting in the room of my friend's mom watching Tangled has brought me thoughts of years gone by. There used to be a time when I would heartilly enjoy an animated film or two. Now, I laugh but I am quite distracted as I type along this blog. I guess this is what people would call getting old....
brenda-youngerman's picture
Jan.15.2010
I always likened myself to the grilled cheese between two pieces of bread - my mother being one piece and my child(ren) being the other. I always felt that there were these unseen battle lines being drawn asking me to choose my loyalties - if I were to follow the course that my mother were to have...
lisa-threadgill's picture
Sep.11.2009
It seems to me that the subject the Masters of the Universe have been nudging me to think on this summer has been friends and friendship.  I’ve been reunited with friends after circumstances either technological or just plain idiotic separated us for long periods of time.  This has been wonderful,...
sam-barry's picture
Aug.09.2009
My piano student Matthew Heiden is headed for college this fall. Matthew has everything going for him: he’s young, healthy, intelligent, handsome, and a really nice guy. But as I talked to Matthew about the next stage of his life, I was reminded how scary the transition from childhood to adulthood...
vicki-nikolaidis's picture
Jan.04.2009
"We feel very blessed to have reached the start of our seventh and eighth decades in such good health and able to enjoy an active and vibrant life.  If there is a key to it, expressing gratitude to the Creator for our many gifts is a leading one." D&B Barton, Colorado, December, 2008...