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    Creating Memories to Cherish

    Just before my mother died, a sympathetic nurse came to my sister and I. She said she had taken my mom’s heartbeat off the monitor on the sly. She slipped it to my sister who put it...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Keeping Memory Sharp with Age

    Losing items, forgetting people’s names and missing appointments are common and frustrating challenges, but for people 65 and older, such instances can be frightening. It’s a common perception that our memory fades as we age. The human brain...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Writing to Preserve and Revive Memory

    By Beth N. Carvin – If you’re old enough to remember the John F. Kennedy assassination or the Cuban missile crisis, you’re probably realizing that your memory isn’t what it used to be. Indeed, the Centers for...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    I Will Remember This

    By Michelle Williams – When I was a child, about ten-years-old, I was having breakfast with my sister, Cheri. I don’t know why, but while watching her eat, I decided to remember the moment. I told myself,...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Memories

    By Peggy W. Lester – This past August marks the 21st year of my Dad’s passing away. Sometimes it seems like only yesterday, but, then again, it seems like an eternity. I still miss him so very...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Sunday Afternoon Tea

    I’m still under the weather due to these antibiotics. Well, to be honest… I am miserable. But that usually means they are working to rid the body of the dreaded infections. My long time friend, Sheila, brought...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Threads in My Tapestry

    All sunny skies would be too bright, All morning hours mean too much light, All laughing days too gay a strain; There must be clouds, and night, and rain, And shut-in days, to make us see The...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    Sunday Afternoon Tea

    Not too long ago I was standing in line to pay for a purchase when suddenly memories of being seventeen years old at the beach with my girlfriends were flooding my mind. I could almost hear Hermit’s...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Why My Easter Memories Now Include Lent

    My Easter memories for the past fifteen years include memories of observing Lent. But I grew up in a church that didn’t observe Lent. I didn’t even know Lent involved fasting. Learning about Lent When my husband...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • The Joy of being Present this Christmas

    By Donna Ryan – This time of year with all the hustle and bustle of the  holiday season I am sure most people would agree the word present is a common one. Many of us are writing...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • How Do YOU Remember “The Times of Your Life”?

    By Karen Lembo – Do you remember that sappy song Kodak used in their old ads: “Good morning yesterday…you wake up, and time has slipped away…”? It may be a bit overly sentimental, but there’s nothing like breaking...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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