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Archive for Tag: love

Prisoner of Love: The Valentine’s Day Shuffle

Posted on Feb 14, 2018 by   10 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Happy Valentine’s Day! Or, um . . . not. The Naked Truth is that not everyone is crazy about Valentine’s Day. When I was a young kid, it was an excuse to eat ooh-gobs of candy hearts. A real hallelujah went up if someone in the house scored a box of chocolate-covered cherries and was willing [Read more…]

Midnight Bites: A Cat Lover’s Tale

Posted on Nov 15, 2017 by   14 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

I awake in the dusky purple of late night, long after sunset but well before dawn. It is that eerie hour when unseen creatures cavort in the dark, when nighttime denizens share secrets in the trees and Spanish moss whispers a reply. My dreams ease from me, a slow trickling away of that other reality. [Read more…]

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Beauty and the Beast: Love Wins

Posted on Mar 22, 2017 by   10 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

The Disney animated version of Beauty and the Beast released in 1991. My daughter Stephanie was only four-years-old. It became her favorite movie—one of my favorites as well—and together we’ve watched it probably hundreds of times. That is no exaggeration. So it should be no surprise that we sat in a theater this past weekend, [Read more…]

The Important Things

Posted on Jun 29, 2016 by   16 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Last week I attended the funeral of my dear friend’s husband, who died following a short illness. He was, by all accounts, a bighearted man who always put his family first, and I never had a doubt that my friend cherished him as the love of her life. I cannot express the heartache I feel [Read more…]

That’s What Love Sounds Like

Posted on Aug 31, 2015 by   7 Comments | Posted in Pawsitive Pondering

Love is a good way to begin any week, so today’s Pawsitive Pondering sends some your way. Smiles for your Monday, Buttercup! Last Friday I pulled into my driveway and almost ran over a miniature Dachshund. He was spry for an old guy—his gray muzzle gave him away—and I was relieved to see he wore [Read more…]

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