Tagged: family

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A Tragedy, Not a Statistic

Every person who dies from COVID-19, or any other cause, is a life to be celebrated, remembered, and mourned.

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Non-Doomsday Prepping Part 4: Filling in the Gaps

Non-doomsday prepping is NOT about going out and buying massive amounts of dehydrated camping food you’ll probably never eat. It’s about embracing preparedness as a lifestyle

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Non-Doomsday Prepping 2 – Shopping for Stocking Up

Some years back, I started writing a cookbook because so many younger clients on my fertility website had no idea how to shop, store, and cook affordable food. A lot of families around the...

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The Stark Simplicity of Hungry, Hungry Hippos

As much as I love the complex, there are times when I just don’t need to be stuffing yet more information into my already over-crowded cerebrum. So, yes, there are times when I’m in the mood for Hungry Hungry Hippos.

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But Now Sit in Silence

While the country appears more divided than ever, I wonder if there are families like ours-those who felt that divide at one point. But now sit in silence.

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Pizza In The Sticks

Symposium: Friday nights meant getting some pizza at the plaza and going home and eating it in front of the television instead of eating it at the table.

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That’s Amore!

So, why was I standing in a gas station convenience store next to the hot pizza slices promising never to eat pizza again?

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Thoughts from a Cemetery

There’s a haunting beauty in these old cemeteries. It’s the new ones that creep me out.

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Comment Rescue: Grief Bacon

There’s a German word, Kummerspeck, which literally means “Grief-bacon” and is used to refer to the weight you put on while grieving.

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The Things My Father Gave Me

History has been something that my father has given me with very little in return; not simply because I don’t want to give back to that tradition, but because I haven’t yet had the life to lead which gives to the story of my family and of mankind as a whole.

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Watching Television Alone

The point is that I use literally anything else to delicately suppress the sentiments and sensations of life.