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Remembering Heroes

On Memorial Days past and present, just like on Christmas, many people think more about the real meaning of a holy-day and less about retail sales. I am among them. However, on May 31, I always add a special prayer of thanks for those who weren’t military heroes, but heroes of another […]


Who’s Looking for You?

Mike and I recently took a Fraud Protection Workshop co-sponsored by AARP and Triad (a local cooperative of Law Enforcement and Social Service Agencies). Although it left me feeling as exposed as when wearing a hospital gown that ties in the back, I do think it’s worthwhile for all of […]


Come Together…Right Now 2

A seminal moment – one that is so original, so groundbreaking and awesome that it will influence everything that comes after it. A driving force. An ovular moment – one that is so rich in creative and life-sustaining potential that when stimulated it gestates and gives birth to something entirely […]


Where O Where Have We Been? 6

I am nowhere. I am now here. It’s all about perspective, isn’t it? I feel as if I’ve been on a journey down Alice’s rabbit hole the past month (maybe longer). But as of today, I believe I’ve finally found the light of day. Where Has Sharon Been The Past […]


Mother please, I’d Rather Do It Myself

Remember when you were a youngster dreaming of adulthood? Couldn’t wait till you were in charge of your own life. Did you play teacher? Did you imagine yourself becoming a sports star, an astronaut, a parent? How those dreams influenced our educational and early career choices. Do you remember later […]


What, Me, Worry?

NOTE: This was written and scheduled to be posted prior to my sweet mother’s death. While I was doing push-ups this morning I gave thanks over and over, as is my custom, to the two women who gifted me this precious day – my liver donor, whose life ended almost nine […]