Dogwood Blossoms
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A COURAGEOUS OLD WOMAN

When we moved into our home nearly twenty years ago I was delighted to discover that we had a beautiful dogwood tree right outside the living room window.  Healthy, strong and stately — in a delicate dogwood kind of way – our tree has delighted us year after year. Unlike the wild dogwoods one sees […]

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Sandy – A Crack in the Night Sky

LIFE UNDER THE CLOUD (Previous Post) SANDY – A Crack in the Night Sky Sometimes it just happens. The black sky cracks open and a beam of light shines in. It’s always when and where we least expect it. Sandy was that light for me then. She reached inside of me and took hold of […]

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Life Under the Cloud

I have spent a lifetime battling back the cloud of depression. I can’t pin down exactly when it started, I think perhaps it started in the womb, or is carried forward in my DNA from previous generations of familial women who embodied powerlessness. I came from a lineage of women bound by cultural dictates and personal characteristics that turned them into creatures […]

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Jan Sarah Konenkii
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A GIFT IN A BOX – Product Review

Every Fall I seem to receive a mailbox full of product review requests. I’m don’t like to spend too much time doing this but when I see something that intrigues me and I think you might be interested, I welcome the opportunity to give the product a try. Here’s the first with more to come over […]

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Masks We Wear
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The Masks We Wear

Moments come along every minute of the day when we get to choose whether or not we will be real or wear a mask. In fact, much of the time we may think we are being real but we’re really play acting. Putting on a mask, pretending to think and feel something we don’t really […]

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