Tag Archives: birthdays

Safe In His Arms

Less than two weeks from today, my family and I will quietly acknowledge the short life of my younger sister, Nadja Kaye Stricker. She was born on April 8, 1954 and died on July 30, 1955 of intussusception, a medical … Continue reading

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Letter From A Friend

Happy Birthday, George Washington! Yes, today is the birthday (in 1732) of our country’s first President. I think it is a day for honoring the contribution President Washington made at a crucial time in the birth of our nation, but … Continue reading

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The Wait Of Silence

Looking for a post about silence? Allow me to explain about an unabated, extended silence … nearing its eighth year. First, let me introduce to you a twenty-something young man (first guy on the right, in this 2005 picture at left), … Continue reading

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Un_President’s Day

If you went to the Post Office today and were greeted by a shuttered window, you learned the hard way today is officially celebrated as Washington’s Birthday thanks to the 1968 adoption of the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, first effective in 1971. This … Continue reading

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The Quaker Saint

Happy Birthday, Susan B. Anthony! Born on February 15, 1820, Anthony worked tirelessly throughout her life (she died in 1906) for the values she held most dear. Born into a Quaker family, she inherited from her parents an acute appreciation … Continue reading

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H(Abby) Birthday Biscuit!

One of the most creative people I know, my younger daughter Abby, is having a birthday tomorrow. (She’s quite a bit older now than the picture to the left that was taken on her sixth birthday.) Along with other nudges … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem

For something a bit different today, I chose a slightly whimsical sonnet, one written a number of years ago … when I was much younger! It’s funny how as one gets older, the bar of “old age” automatically moves a … Continue reading

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