TalieRae

Natalie S

has been a member since Feb 2008 and goes by TalieRae.

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"Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe." - Voltaire

Appreciating Beauty in This Sometimes All-Too-Short Life
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Appreciating Beauty in This Sometimes All-Too-Short Life

28 Sep 2008807 views

In my latest story I mention breast cancer. Fellow JPGer G Anderson pointed out to me that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

"We'll Take All The Beauty We Can Get!"
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"We'll Take All The Beauty We Can Get!"

27 Sep 20082133 views

My mother's secretary, who was just diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer, said this while glancing out the window at flowers.

For Henk Stijntjes - The Making of an Apple Pie
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For Henk Stijntjes - The Making of an Apple Pie

20 Sep 20082253 views

I've found that making apple pie in the fall has become a sort of rite of passage for me.

The River
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The River

16 Jul 2008921 views

When I come home from work in the afternoon, I just want to relax. My children, however, are eager to do something . . .

Getting Away
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Getting Away

4 Jun 2008930 views

Memorial Day weekend, gas prices then at an all-time high, everybody staying put and I pack up the kids and hit the road.

Unconditional, Faithful Provider
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Unconditional, Faithful Provider

24 Mar 20082513 views

My grandmother will be (91). I spent Easter Sunday with her and wondered silently once more, how much time do we have left together?

This is Thirteen
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This is Thirteen

17 Mar 2008946 views

My eldest is now a teenager. There have been ups and downs as she adjusts to life ahead.

Lost Girl Found in New York City
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Lost Girl Found in New York City

3 Mar 20081212 views

How revisiting New York led to a rediscovery of my old self.