Charlie Van Dyke
By Therese J. Borchard
From Beyond Blue

“Mama always said life is like a box of chocolates,” said Forrest Gump in the 1994 film. Yeah, well I think it’s more like a game of Candy Land.

We’ve been averaging about three games a day in our house ever since the kids got the board game for Christmas. And every game the rules change depending on who h... read more
Emlyn Savage
Is it a sign?
Posted August 23, 2012 by Emlyn Savage in Life Challenges and Loss
My mom (Kari) passed away in late January. Ever since, everyone in my family has been reporting things happening to them.
My four year old cousin Reese says "Auntie Kari sits on my bed every night before I go to sleep."
Her mom, my mom's sister told me that she was driving home to Wainwright after work, and she noticed the most beautiful sunset she... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
By Therese J. Borchard
From Beyond Blue

The research is in. Loneliness isn’t just a case of the sniffles that can be cured by a singing Hallmark card. It’s associated with increased risk of heart disease, higher rates of inflammatory disease, and diminished immune function. According to a team of psychological researchers out of the University of ... read more
Carolyn Brown
Diabetes is pretty much a given in my family.It's kind of like "And God said there will be Type 1 Diabetes, and so it was." 75% of the living relatives have it. Not Type 2, which is strictly a lifestyle disease, but the bad kind that isn't your fault and can kill you at any time, even when you're asleep. 8 years ago, my youngest child was diagnose... read more
Carolyn Brown
Somethings just on my heart and I need to get it off my chest. Two days ago (Saturday day/night)we had an impromptu, completely unplanned wonderful time - those are the best, aren't they? When things just flow into place. I got off work and showered, got in my "bummin" house dress, and Adam was off that day. Around 3 pm, we and our neighbors decide... read more
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