Category Archives: Family

The Shadow in Our Midst

Who Knows What Evil Lurks In The Minds Of Men? The Shadow Knows. Hahahahaha!!!! How many of my readers remember this radio program? The man with the powers to journey into the land of our shadows had studied the Mysteries in Tibet, allowed to be known to only a select few outsiders. I was fascinated …

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Our Basic Human Needs

To need is to have one’s body telling you there is a basic survival function which needs to be met. Needs are physical, as in safety, hunger, thirst, elimination, warmth, shelter, and creation (sex). When these basic needs are not met, fear enters, anxiety comes, and then full panic may ensue. Safety is a basic need.  Safety begins …

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Great Aunt Maude

Great Aunt Maude.

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Living Alone and Liking It

I live alone. I like living alone. My company is my two cats and a third cat who comes to visit for supper. Who likes living alone, you ask?  Me. I have a home phone and a mobile phone, so I am not unconnected to the world and family. I also have the internet and Facebook …

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My Obsessive Bug

Somewhere in time  and at some place in my life I contracted a bug  It bit me good. I still  have it and it is growing every day.  I will always have this bug.  It is not  the type of bug which has made me sick, but I became obsessed with its relation to my  life. Without this, I …

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Family Circles

If you are not confused before you read this, you will be afterward. I promise. I have been “into” the genealogy of my family for some years now, and find it fascinating. I have close kin, far kin, and kin of kin, and have come around in a circle on some lines.  We genealogy enthusiasts say …

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The Ghosts of Family Past and Present

The years  have been anything but nice to me.  Overall.  Yes, there were some good things happen, but these do not come near to the nasties which have occurred. Some involve me directly,  while some involve others–mainly family. I realize there is no control over one’s  adult children’s lives. They should make their own choices.  I attempted to influence them as they were growing up to become  people …

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