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Passing on passwords

There is a password for everything in modern living, and I am baffled as to how we are expected to keep up with the…

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The highs and lows of diabetes

10% of every sale in my floral greeting card line (I Miss My Garden Greeting Cards) is put towards supporting children and adults living…

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No laughing matter?

After 911, it was said Americans had lost their will to laugh. The comedy circuit stopped revolving and comedians were loud in their silence….

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You must remember this?

Bronnie and I would have been married 20 years today had he lived. As we got married on his birthday, he would also have…

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A vicious cycle

There seems to be something about a cyclist – or a 5ft woman kitted out in fluorescent yellow – which makes some motorists insane. Admittedly,…

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Just a girl who can say ‘No?’

Rather bafflingly this week, I accepted an invitation because the person offering would not take ‘No’ for an answer. Baffling because, up until this week,…


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