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I Am Hillary

The election is over, and now the work begins to heal from the hurt. I’m not referring to a nation, I am speaking exclusively about my own challenges with those in my life, who knowing everything I have been through, … Continue reading

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Our Silent Roar

“You just don’t know looking at a person what their story is.” PianoGirl Through openly sharing my story, I have had the privilege to meet some amazing women, and hear their stories. Most have been silent for many years. What … Continue reading

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Writing

I have begun, finally, the process of writing my own story, the final story, for the book. I have written and shared pieces of the journey beyond the shooting in this blog. As I sit to write I am confronted … Continue reading

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The Question

It is inevitable, and I never know how or what to say.  I am in between lives.  If I am single, I am to have an ex. If I am a widow, it is some tragic life event in one … Continue reading

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Exit Here…part 2

9. No one knew. Everyone saw someone so different than who we experienced. They saw who I saw when I first loved him. Not who he really was, or had become. 10. It didn’t exist. He acted as though nothing … Continue reading

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Milestones

  I don’t imagine it is too uncommon to be painfully aware of someone’s absense when life events happen.  I know since my children were born, I have a bittersweet melancholy every so often thinking about how my dad would have … Continue reading

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View from the chair

“The heart dies a slow death, shedding each hope like leaves. Until one day there are none.” Do you wonder why?  Why does she stay?  I will tell you what I know. Surely you too have loved someone. Have trusted. … Continue reading

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