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We are all very different.  Carol is the mountain woman who can survive in the wilderness with little more than her wits. Vicki is the Everready Bunny.  On most of our hikes in Northern Georgia this past week, we saw Vicki disappear around curves, only finding her again because she waited for us to catch up. Amy was the easy-going one. Just as happy if we were hiking as if we were holed up in the condo waiting for the rain to subside. And me, well, I’m not sure what I am except I...

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With the latest tragedy in Oklahoma, I can understand how a religious person might equate the victims killed by the tornado on May 20th to angels being called to heaven. Based on the photos displayed on social networks and flashed on CNN, along with their biographies, they are all luminous beings akin to angels. The same for the children and teachers murdered at Sandy Hook, the victims of the Boston bombing, and those killed by the recent tornadoes that touched down in North Texas. As man-made ...

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When I was asked to write something as the featured author on LoveStories.com, I was honored. But what would I write to captivate my fellow Love Stories members, to help them see a unique side of who I am, to aid me in learning about their lives and to invite conversation? And then it hit me. Of course, I would write about LOVE. HERE ARE MY LOVE STORIES             As a small child, I was in love with my parents. They protected me, nur...

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It’s time I came out of the closet. I have been suffering with this secret for years. While society is more accepting of people who dare to follow their hearts and be different, there is still stigma attached to this secret I have been harboring. Once I reveal it, I know my parents will love me the same. My sister and brother, too. Even my friends. But there are narrow-minded, prejudiced and discriminatory people who will shun me. But still, I must be true to who I am. Therefore, I am offi...

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            My father will turn 80 this year but to me he is ageless. He is not dying. Most people write about the people they love after they are gone. I want to write about him while he is still here.             I grew up on Long Island in the 70’s. The youngest of three children, my mother was a registered nurse and my father was an accountant. Dad moved out of the house and into an apartment in Man...

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