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My Mother's Hands (audio)

On the eve of the fourth anniversary of my mother’s death, I have recorded a reading of a poem I wrote and posted on the 11th August, 2011… 130 more words

Parental Loss

Blue Dark

My oldest childhood friend had children before I did.  Many years ago, (I don’t remember the reason), I was babysitting for her three boys – at her mom’s house (where she and I shared many adventures – see “Giggling Girls”).   349 more words

Second Chance

I wish that I’d been wilder and freer in my day.
Had imaginative friends to join me in my play.
I wanted to stage circuses and playact vivid scenes,

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Judy Dykstra-Brown

What Being a Fangirl Means to Me

This question was brought up while the FANGIRL Kickstarter campaign was wrapping up last week. I wasn’t able to put a video together in time, but thought it was a great idea to ponder. 305 more words

Fandom Freakouts

Mom's Cooking

The Facebook post revealed a photo of blackberry cobbler just like Mom used to makeThat looks SO good! The ingredients suggested it would taste good, too. 441 more words

The Healing Journey

Day 2 - Throwback Thursday 

Waking up early and having a delicious meal will get you to the mood.. Since it’s a throwback thursday why not wrote something from my childhood.. 198 more words