That September Day

“That September Day” is a day that is etched in the minds of most Americans. Formally marked on our calendars as Patriot Day; it is a Day of Service and Remembrance. In the minds of many though, just saying “September 11th” or “9/11” is enough. We know exactly what it means. It…

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God Bless America

Image: Diane GP

I was sitting at my desk a few days ago, working on my computer. The music was on, primarily as background noise; that is, until the song “Where Is The Love” came on. My ears suddenly opened up and I stopped what I was doing to listen to the words.…

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Take Your Seat Please

People, nowadays, are more impatient than ever. People hate waiting because they rarely have to. Information, about anything, can be accessed within minutes. Family meals can be prepared within 3-5 car lengths of a drive-thru window. Photos can be instantly viewed and shared. Messages can be sent and viewed within…

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In The Moment – Mothers & Daughters

© Diane Galvez-Parker

Take a short break and be In The Moment as you listen to the songs Don’t Forget To Remember Me by Carrie Underwood and I Wonder by Kellie Pickler. Then ask yourself: What do I remember about moving out of my parents’ home for the first time?  What parental advice did I use? What were the little…

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