Category Archives: Life Musings from a Reiki Master and Intuitive Animal Communicator

“Why we need mementos”

I went to the cemetery today to visit my Uncle, who died before his nineteenth birthday at the Battle of the Bulge.   He is buried in a beautiful cemetery, but it is sparser now of little knickknacks and mementos … Continue reading

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“You Wouldn’t Want to be a Nurse During the American Civil War”

I was at the library with my grandson in the young childrens’ section……across the aisle from Paw Patrol DVD’s and Disney musicals when my daughter took a slim, illustrated cartoon like paper book off the shelf. “You Wouldn’t Want to … Continue reading

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“Changing Fairy Tales” The Remake of Dirty Dancing

I watched Dirty Dancing last night.   I knew it would bring a mixed bag of emotions from this writer, bittersweet ones, because I really felt no one could replace Patrick Swayze on that dance floor. Clouding Johnny’s first steps was my … Continue reading

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“Even Squirrel Spirits Visit Me”

  I went cemetery exploring yesterday…….I love taking photos of the beautiful statuary in old cemeteries and finding little “treasures” hidden inside these quiet places. I mostly love the trees.   The trees in cemeteries speak to me.   I … Continue reading

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“Medieval Doors……just my size”

  I love Medieval doorways and stairways and passageways. I fit right in. I am tiny. Others are ducking their heads or not so quickly ducking their heads……me, I breeze right through. The Cloisters in NY has a doorway from … Continue reading

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“It’s a jungle out there……either kill or be eaten”……Used Book Sales

I love going to used book sales……libraries and private schools hold them annually or bi-annually to clear away the old stuff and make a little profit. But it is getting too dangerous…….Yes, dangerous…… It’s like Boston’s Filene’s Basement……if you are of … Continue reading

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“The Mark of a Hero”

Near my hometown in New Jersey,  lies a beautiful cemetery, Holy Cross in North Arlington.   It is a reverent place because it holds the remains of many, many veterans, some who came home only to be placed in its … Continue reading

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