Category Archives: Heaven

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Touched by an Angel

My latest essay, “Help with the Laundry,” appears in

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New Beginnings? Road Trip to Hampton Lake in SC

My husband Mike and I have been on the hunt — “Operation ReloSouth” — for the perfect retirement location. We want to live in a less-expensive, more relaxed area of the country near water. With better weather (no snow) than what … Continue reading

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Weeks Filled with Illness and Death

This is a sad post, so if you’re feeling down and don’t want to be brought down further, please click away today. I won’t be offended. I woke up on January 1, 2013 a little anxious, although I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Aunt Mel and Uncle Francis

A Pennsylvania Love Story While we were in Western Pennsylvania this weekend, my sister Cindy and I had lunch with our Aunt Melvina, Aunt Mel for short. She is my Dad’s brother’s widow. She’s a forthright woman who loves us … Continue reading

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One Funeral, Two Fire Trucks, Many Mourners

At his wake on Wednesday night, two fire trucks, lights flashing, stood outside the funeral home in tribute to my Uncle Bud. A firefighter since the 1940s, Uncle Bud had been the oldest living fireman in his town. And people … Continue reading

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Heaven

Stairway to Heaven Either real people or some sort of search thingy has searched the above word and phrase and ended up on a blog post I wrote December 4, 2009 (Happy Birthday, Dear Linda) about the day my sister … Continue reading

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