Our Journey to Florida – Part 1

(I started this on September 1st, and then Hurrican Irma happened, and two weeks have flown right on by!) In thess than 24 hours, Tara and I will have been at home here in Florida for 6 months. We arrived at 2 am on April 2nd. After a rainy, traffic delayed journey that began at … [Read more…]

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4,344 hours

Four thousand, three hundred and forty four hours. At approximately 11:35 tonight, Mom will have been gone from her earthly life 4,344 hours, 25 weeks and 6 days, 49.5% of a year. Some days I forget that it has been that long, other days it feels like forever since the last time I talked to … [Read more…]

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Rest in peace Sweet Mother

My mother, Betty Miller, passed away peacefully at home with my daughter and I close by. She had been declining in ability over the past months, and she was ready to go Home and be with our other loved ones who preceded her! I will miss her terribly, she was a part of my every … [Read more…]

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Countdown to Christmas – Celebrating My Parents

Day #8 (I know, I missed day 7, it is coming!) On this day, in 1945, my parents were married. Thanks for all you did for us Mom & Dad. I love you both. I wish they  had more time together, today would have been 70 years. While I am sure they had their disagreements, they … [Read more…]

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To Everything There is a Season

This weeks Song-ography theme is Turn, Turn, Turn. I always loved the song as recorded by The Byrds. Until today I did not realize it was “written” by Pete Seeger, using the words from Ecclesiates 3:18. In the  60s these words were very appropriate with all that was going in the US and Vietnam during … [Read more…]

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Family

(I posted this on Facebook as well, since I’m not sure how many of them read my blog! I wanted it to be part of my own piece of the interwebs!) Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future. ~Gail Lumet Buckley As times … [Read more…]

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The Vietnam Moving Wall – Hatfield, PA

Our community had the unique opportunity to have replica of the Vietnam Wall, The Moving Wall, on display at American Legion Post 933 this past week. This project took months of preparation and fund raising. The Moving Wall is required to be open to the public 24 hours/day, so you can imagine the amount of … [Read more…]

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