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Posted in La Chica Segunda

Helen Keller is my hero.  She has been for a long time.  Some of the reasons are obvious–who she became despite and because of her disabilities, her impact.  But even more so, she is my hero because of what she has taught me (even though she died a year after I was born) about learning and love and being a human being.  Her influence has changed the way I see the world. I read her autobiography The Story of My Life every few years.  I picked it up yesterday because I needed her.  It’s been a rough few months for…

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“Frankly” Speaking…Serendipity Happens

Posted in 1FineChik

“Vital lives are about action. You can’t feel warmth unless you create it, can’t feel delight until you play, can’t know serendipity unless you risk.” ― Joan Erickson Serendipity, duplicity, God’s plan, magical, or the cosmos? Whatever it is, it is happening to me these past few weeks. Grab a cup of coffee and listen to this story . . . One of the top romantic movies is “Serendipity”. The chance encounter. The instant connection. The familiarity of a stranger. Yes, I love the thought of destiny bringing two souls together. It’s the same for most of us, I imagine.…

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My brain has been skittering around to a multitude of topics for this month’s post. Do I address the coffee cup issue? Should I delve in to the recent clarifications made to the doctrine of the LDS church? Is ranting about the onslaught of Christmas prior to the celebration of Thanksgiving the direction I want to go? No to all of those; this month I decided to share with you just a few of my thoughts on the idea of family. When I was around five years old my parents decided they wanted another child. They already had me and…

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