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About mygreatkid

Mom, daughter, friend, blogger, DC grad.

Be Sorry For the Right Reason

So yesterday I went to a funeral Mass – the first one since my darling Dad left us 6 years ago – for a good man, a great man who was beloved by so many and who had been so … Continue reading

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A Day In the Life

So I heard a story so profoundly sad recently about an acquaintance and all I could think was of The Beatles’ song A Day In the Life. The opening lines – “I heard the news today, oh boy” – kept running … Continue reading

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Choose the good

So I read a book recently which talked about the concept of remembering what we can deal with and forgetting what we can’t. I wish that were as true as it sounds but there are some bad things I wish … Continue reading

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Easter Blessings

So today I am filled with both joy and relief. My 40 day journey through Lent via my blogs to so many people who have changed my life for the better has come to an end. I am filled with … Continue reading

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Day Forty – My Great Kid

So this is it. The last blog in my 40 day journey through the Lenten season. I’m writing this on the day before the most holy and glorious day in the Christian year, the day we celebrate because it is … Continue reading

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Day Thirty-Nine – My Mom

So as I near the end of my Lenten journey I have saved the very best people for my last two blogs. I have either no words or far too many to talk about my mom so I will try … Continue reading

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Day Thirty-Eight – My Sisters

So as I write this I’ve learned there is something called National Sibling Day. (Another Hallmark-created holiday, I suspect.) I have two sisters, both younger than me, who are both very much the same and totally different. We all share … Continue reading

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