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Guided by the Light

I went to a Catholic elementary school and would have been sent to one for high school, had there been any in the small town where I grew up. I remember being taught each...

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A New Low

Sometimes I have to sweep my arm across the top of the kitchen table to make space for a meal. To say I’m not averse to clutter is an understatement and it’s a big...

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Grieving

I learned of the unexpected death of a friend’s dear husband and I am heartbroken. I was in school with both of them from our small first grade class all the way through high...

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A Difference of Opinion

This blog post went out to the people who subscribe to lightlytethered.com via email, but Facebook would not let me promote the piece, saying the Pixabay photo I chose of an elephant and a...

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Political Leanings

I pride myself on having some friends who don’t necessarily think the same as I do. Most of the time I avoid talking politics with the ones “on the other side of the aisle”...

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Those Were the Days

When I was in third grade, I went to an introductory meeting for the Brownie Scouts. I had a good time picking wildflowers with the other girls, but when the leader said next week...

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See What Tomorrow Brings

Two of our grandchildren spent last week with us during their school district’s mid-winter break. They go to school longer in June because of this, but a week off in February makes it a...

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Extra, Extra, Read All About It

When our forty-seven-year old son was here, he watched me go outside to get the morning paper and shook his head, wondering who the heck has a newspaper delivered any more. “Lots of people,”...

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That Old Time Religion

This time of year, the city where I live goes basketball crazy. That’s because Spokane is home to Gonzaga University, and if you follow college ball at all, you know the Gonzaga team has...

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Learning a New Language

Let me preface this by saying I love ravens. They’re my favorite birds and I consider the raven to be my personal totem animal. I live in the Northwest, where Raven has always been...

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