Category Archives: Personal growth

Your Life & Mine: The Rules of Ancestry Research

Left to Right: My father, his grandparents, my mother and her parents. I’m currently reading a book by Christine Kenneally entitled, THE INVISIBLE HISTORY OF THE HUMAN RACE. In the first chapter Ms Kenneally tells us about the Maori people … Continue reading

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Your Life & Mine: Small Treasures

Once upon a time, when my husband and I were almost 22 years old and had been married nearly 3 years (Wow, that’s young.), I gave birth to our first child, a beautiful baby girl we named Koral Kristine. My … Continue reading

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A Glance Back – Knitting

When I was in 5th grade I took a 4H class and learned how to knit. I was not good at knitting, and, despite how much I loved my instructor, when I finished my pin cushion and my little hat, … Continue reading

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A Glance Back – Friends

A couple of weekends ago, my husband Neil and I had a wonderful weekend retreat with a group of friends. Most of us at one time or another had attended the same church and participated in a young marrieds Sunday … Continue reading

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A Glance Back – Word Banishment!

Sue Harrison, 2012, Lake Superior State University Evening News Photograph Way back in the mid-1980s, I was a young mother who had just completed her first novel – Mother Earth Father Sky. I was receiving enough rejection letters from publishers … Continue reading

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A Glance Back – To The Good Old Days

This past week, we celebrated my father-in-law’s 94th birthday. My husband and I are his primary “care-givers,” not that he needs a lot of care. Mostly just pampering. He’s to that place in his life when he loves to tell … Continue reading

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PLEONEXIA

Wild Word Friday! I’ve been reading Bill Giovannetti’s recently released book SECRETS TO A HAPPY LIFE. (Don’t miss this book. It’s incredible. Find out about it here: http://www.secretstoahappylife.org/ ) On page 62, Bill uses the word PLEONEXIA. Bill tells us … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Galatians, Chapter 2, Verse 20b: I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in Me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave … Continue reading

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The Muse in Song

Last year, I received an email from folksinger Ann Rowland http://www.annandwillrowland.com/  who asked if I’d be interested in joining her and David Roth http://www.davidrothmusic.com/ also a folksinger, as a presenter at the North of 45 Writers’ Retreat in May 2011. I … Continue reading

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Sparkles anyone?

I have  a huge Christmas card list, but I don’t mind sitting down and writing Christmas cards.  It’s actually one of the more restful activities of Christmas, not nearly so taxing as putting lights on trees or trying to figure out what to … Continue reading

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