Category Archives: Service to Others

Adulting 101

I’m not going to claim to have a high level of adult-ability however I have been adulting for around 40 years and have learned a bit in the past 25 years that I would love to share. These adulting tips … Continue reading

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Margaret Curtis Aquino  1928 – 2021

Margaret (Curtis) Aquino, age 93, went to be with the Lord at her home in Carolina Shores, NC, surrounded by her loving daughter Mary Margaret Aquino-Cooper and her son-in-law Jim Cooper. Born in Gouverneur, NY, to Leo and Louise Curtis, … Continue reading

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A Couple of Quarantine Tips

I know lots of you are in uncharted territory – either working from home when you never have in the past or not working. Recently, on social media, I’ve seen a few comments about sleep patterns, work schedules, school schedules … Continue reading

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The Definition of Family

This was the storm (Dorian) as the eye passed to the east of us. I have to say a couple of things about riding out a hurricane with a 91 year old dementia patient on board. We made our choices … Continue reading

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What It’s Like Loving Your Job

Truth be told, I’ve worked for the same company for the past 22+ years and while every day is not rainbows and unicorns, I love my job. I never thought on day one that I would still be here five … Continue reading

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Mental health

Short but sweet. I promise. I don’t suppose to know anything about struggling with depression so deep that you consider suicide. I also don’t want to trivialize the topic by waxing poetic. I’ll give a couple of opinions and then … Continue reading

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More than just a royal wedding

I woke up late – at 8 AM (Eastern time) but luckily, the Royal Channel on YouTube was preparing a rebroadcast immediately after the “ride around”…which was perfectly timed post coffee cup #2 for me. Really, I’ve seen a lot … Continue reading

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Ringing the Same Old Bell

I admit, I’m on the same path as I’ve been this past week but we had a family event that brought up some old feelings and my Facebook memories reminded me of stuff that happened about six years ago this … Continue reading

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We hold these truths to be self-evident…

It’s been a rough few days. So much going on in this country that is scary to a liberal such as I…I am liberal. There. I’ve admitted it. While I have some conservative tendencies, my soul, my conscience, my leanings…all … Continue reading

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It’s All About Love

When I think of these tragedies that besiege us, I am reminded of Matthew 28, where we are commanded to make disciples of all, teaching what Jesus commanded. He commanded we love one another. I don’t know much about other … Continue reading

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