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Having Family Nearby

She was born on a fall day in 1969.  My father interrupted our school day to bring us the news.  'It's a girl,' he said, smiling down at us.  I have no recollection of my mother being pregnant, but I know I wasn’t surprised by this announcement... we must have been expecting this new little sister. But no one was expecting Donna.

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A Case of Rescuing

They came to us in July of 2009.  Only a few weeks before, age and illness had forced the grueling decision to let Chuck, my beloved yellow lab, pass from this world. My sweetie-pie sidekick who, until then, had asked nothing of me but love and food. With him gone and Rick frequently traveling, the house was cold and quiet – a stark reminder of my aloneness.

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