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Mom, I picked you some flowers…

Growing up, I lived close to a grocery store. I remember clearly, the store had a neat little floral shop attached to it. I remember Mother’s Day preparation included a trip on my banana seat bike to that store to purchase some special flowers for my Mom. I took what little money I had, mostly [...]

My painted Christmas Gift…

I love to paint portraits. Ever since I can remember I have loved painting portraits. In fact, Mom and Dad have a family portrait that I created as a child still hanging in their home.There is something about it that feels so natural to me. This Christmas, I struggled about what to give (the hardest [...]

I’ve Got Sunshine On a Cloudy Day…

When it’s cold outside I’ve got the month of May… I receive many requests throughout the year. Once in a while I receive a request that makes me cry, inspires me and helps me to appreciate the great goodness of others. My friend Kelly also wrote about a similar experience…and it inspired me too! Dear [...]