As a writer, there are words I do not like. “Should” is one of them.  A woman recently wrote that she felt the word “should” needed to be removed from the dictionary. I agree. Don’t slip in “ought to” – it’s the same thing.   Physically strong is acceptable, emotionally strong is not. This is Continue reading “”

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A few weeks ago, for some reason I cannot explain, I started listening to people who love me enough to be open and honest. Some people find me challenging. I am really easy to talk with in spite of my advancing years. People think I am so wise and certainly I have learned lessons from Continue reading “”

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Hallo again. Here I am at last and happy to be back with a new blog. It is 3a.m. Before I write anymore, I want to congratulate my web creator, Kim Krause Berg, on becoming a grandmother since I last wrote. (Thank you Yvonne! K.K.B) I had writer’s block for a while, not because I Continue reading “”


It has been quite a while since I have posted a blog because I have had writer’s block for some time. Not because I had nothing to write about, but I had too many concerns and subjects. In other words, I overwhelmed myself! In addition to all that, I have PTSD, not just from the Continue reading “”

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I have heroes and heroines. Some have been in my life for years.  They all play a significant part in my attitude towards life. The Dalai Lama says, “This is my simple religion. There is no need for Temples. No need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my Temples. My philosophy is Continue reading “”

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