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March 4th, 1924

March 4th, 1924. That is the day our father was born.  He would have been 95 years old today. The month of March always brings up sweet memories of our parents. They were from Ireland and were Irish through and through. Our parents moved from Ireland to England to Canada and finally settled in Chicago.… Continue reading March 4th, 1924

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Appreciating the Day

As I was heading to the train the other night I took moment to be still and admire the beautiful city I live in... As Chicagoans we have a tendency to complain it's too cold- it's too hot - it's too much fun in the summer!!  Lol Chicago natives really know how to enjoy the… Continue reading Appreciating the Day

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Brunch in Chicago

It’s Friday night and we finally saw the sun here in Chicago today.  Even though it was only 40 degrees it was beautiful - it was so good to soak up a little Vitamin D! It has been so dark and gloomy here this winter it makes staying home and getting cozy the only thing… Continue reading Brunch in Chicago

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness.  What does that mean? Here is the definition: “a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.” I have been working on being mindful lately.  It is not an easy task as i am used… Continue reading Mindfulness

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Healing by Helping

As I walked my grandson to school today I listened to him talk about school, his classmates and the upcoming baseball season.  He had all types of questions for me, which I love, I love seeing his expression on his face and how he likes to debate me on my answers!  It had got me… Continue reading Healing by Helping