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An Angel by my side

I will always remember this young chap named Dinky. He had the knack of creating magic with his rubbery little paws. Dinky loved the baths he got from my husband, Joe. He came from Panama (as a gift from my stepdaughter when she was stationed overseas), with his sweetheart, Sweetie, a cocker spaniel. When Sweetie was … Continue reading

‘Personality of the Month’

There was a time in my life when things were easier to overcome. I had faith to keep me from going overboard, and encouragement and love from my teachers and school friends to help me stay on the right track. I was a little bit ‘older’ and ‘wiser’ and capable of handling what I had … Continue reading

A Veil of Snow

Every year, for four years, I feel myself walking up a new spiritual path to celebrate another happening of my life. With the tiny hands of my adopted granddaughters- Kayla and Kylie, held tight in the creases of my palms, I pass through a veil of snow, the white powdery stuff, that hides the scars … Continue reading

Memories for my angels

Celebrated my grandson’s 14th birthday yesterday at the Original Taco House in Portland, Oregon. The photos I took are of my grandson, Jacob, who is now 14. He will be a freshman in high school this September. The waitresses had placed a sombrero on the top of his head and sang “Happy Birthday” to him. My stepdaughter, … Continue reading

‘My Happy Place’

I am happy to announce, a painting I did in oils called a ‘My Happy Place’ will displayed at the Peninsula Children’s Learning Center, Portland, Oregon. Thank you for your support. It is a great honor and privilege to have my painting chosen to be displayed in such an important place where children go to … Continue reading

Nepal’s earthquake

My heart is heavy. My thoughts and prayers go out to the survivors of the Nepal earthquake and those that are missing. May the families of the American climbers and the other climbers that were killed in the Avalanche on Mt. Everest, find peace and continuous strength in their grief and sorrow for their loved ones. I … Continue reading