Author Archives: GinaBee

The Fifty-Seven Year Itch

Part I: The symptoms I wrote this reflection on my 57th birthday, May 12, 2019. It seemed like an appropriate day to think about my life so far, and what I want to it to look like moving forward. Fifty … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to My Birthday Guy!

Scott, my sweetie, This particular day is a perfect opportunity to tell you what you mean to me and how much I love you – every single day! A more warm-hearted man doesn’t exist. Your unique personality combines a sense … Continue reading

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From Housedress to Heroine: The Evolution of the Mature Woman

I adored my grandmother, and she adored me. In my youngest years, she was as much a mother to me as my mom, who needed to return to a full-time job once I started school. Grandma Bessie lived with us; … Continue reading

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I Dream of Houses

I’m rather a fan of the way my mind works; in waking hours and sleeping hours alike. Awake (especially in the shower for some reason) I’ve been known to be an introspective, profound, problem-solving whiz. I bring a raw intelligence, … Continue reading

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Cancer is a Bully!

We’re living in a particular hell right now as we await the start of Scott’s chemotherapy. We know it’s imminent; his port is placed and now we wait to hear the date it will begin from the doctor tomorrow. This … Continue reading

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