Monthly Archives: February 2011

With Gratitude For Helping Me “Carry On”…Happy Birthday, Dennis DeYoung!

// In 1977, I was in elementary school, already a target for bullies, and enduring abuse and chaos in my personal life. That year, the song, “Come Sail Away” was released. It set my imagination on fire. …and began a … Continue reading

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Puppy Love…Rescue My Heart

// For me, February brings to mind a passion close to my heart; dogs and rescue. In February 1998, my husband and I had begun a new journey. During the previous month, January, we found a forever home for our … Continue reading

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Being a Co-Conspirator is Better Than Being a Patient — Guest Blogger, Corbie Mitleid

The response to my previous post about the contrast of (supportive people in our lives versus the non-supportive people who leave us high and dry) has been overwhelmingly positive, more so than any other blog post so far…indeed, one of … Continue reading

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The Family You Choose…”God Walks the Dog…”

// In July 2008, my husband and I were reading the Barry Neil Kaufman book, “No Regrets”. The book’s primary focus was Kaufman’s father having Cancer, and at the time that we were taking turns reading the book to each … Continue reading

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