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DON’T FEAR THE GOOD-BYES

Time is near for you to go. Go in victory, as  you have taught. You have climbed the mountains high, And you’ve enjoyed the valleys low. You have won the battles fought, Taught your kids to reach the sky, To … Continue reading

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A MOTHER’S WOE

“Come along, don’t be slow. Don’t tag along watching grass grow. Quickly now.  Get out of bed. We don’t have time to be a sleepyhead. Come on in, don’t track in snow. There’s not time to watch the snow blow. … Continue reading

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FROM MOM TO SON

Does this mom get a bit carried away with her idioms?  Have fun with this “idiomatic” mom. ************** Dear Son, my own flesh and blood: To see you would be a sight for sore eyes.  You are the heart of … Continue reading

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KNOWING EVERYTHING THAT COUNTS

A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her death affected me. Oh, I’m not talking about the pain, the agony, the … Continue reading

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TWO HOBBIES

  Someone on Facebook deserves credit for passing along this gem:  “I’m convinced that buying craft material and actually making crafts are two different hobbies.” My mother actually used her craft materials!  Crocheting, painting, sewing, writing.  She kept few “just … Continue reading

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COME HOME, MY SON

So this is the outcome!  You began the wanderjahr of chasing your dream on a pennyworth of funds, with a pint of whiskey and a sleeping bag,  and fists quick to punch.   What now, Wastrel?  Metals pawned? Marooned on cement?  … Continue reading

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IN THE END, WHAT MATTERS?

AMY RODGERS VENTER (The following selection is from a post to Facebook, 2013) A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her … Continue reading

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AMY – MORE THAN A MOM

   “To Amy*, my Mom. To a loving mother from a sorrowful daughter 13 years too late.” Thus began a letter I wrote full of remorse about my not having expressed more appreciation for her talents. Especially her ability to … Continue reading

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