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Tracie Clayton. Moxie Spirit and Gypsy Soul.

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Today we raise our fists high and put our hands together in celebration of our Feature Girl Warrior, marketing, advertising and communications professional, Tracie Clayton, the...

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Godspeed Bessie.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 485

On the day before 94-year old Bessie died, she announced to her younger son Larry that she was breaking out. Clear out of the blue. A declaration of independence so foreign to her...

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Snapshot of Ma in the Driveway at 204.

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Ma stood in the driveway waiting for her sister Hazel to come and pick her up to go shopping at Intercity. I sat in the orange plaid swivel rocker and watched her from the living...

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Snapshot of Mel at Four.

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Melissa sat in the brown Rubbermaid laundry hamper hugging her knees.  She was wearing her over-sized blue sweatshirt with the Dalmatians on the front and purple leggings. Her...

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For the Love of Mary Ann Passingham.

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Dear Love, I wanted you to know that my great grandmother’s name was Mary Ann Passingham and she was born on the Isle of Wight. And that some day I’m going to write a romance...

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Wide-eyed Wonder.

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The exquisite thing about aging is the reawakening of wide-eyed wonder. All the oohs and aahs of life seen through my own magical gaze. And not those of my children or...

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The Good Life 101.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 365

I like lists.  I find them quite useful.  They keep me organized.  Or at least they create the illusion of doing so.  A nifty thing about lists is how they come chock-a-block...

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The Dream.

Breadman's Daughter| Views: 323

I’m not much of a dreamer.  At least not at night when I’m asleep.  I do a lot of daydreaming.  But the other thing, not so much.  I guess technically, I do dream.  We...

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Unfinished Business.

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It was inevitable. Bound to happen. I’d reach a certain age and life stage.  Then bam. Smack. Thump. I’d start thinking about unfinished business. Well here I am. Signed....

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We Are The Champions.

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On Halloween night I was driving home from work when I passed a little girl who was out trick-or-treating with her mom.  She was about six years old and dressed as a Princess. ...

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