Book-God and My Pillow

Important Things Learned From One Exciting Adventure

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— Every time I drive, I smile. Read now how one adventurous drive taught me so much.

I learned much about driving in highschool. I learned then that I love TO drive. Heck, my first real job was even driving people to the airport who parked at Doug Fox Travel.

My favorite time to drive is when the sun is going down, especially when all clouds are absent. I’ll never forget one certain drive in 1986, a few weeks after I turned nineteen. It was from Seattle, WA all the way down to California with a one night motel stay on the way. That drive forever holds a spot in my heart. Why? I was by myself. Repeat after me; Marianne was crazy.

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Book-God and My Pillow

Unplanned Pregnancies – Then vs. Now

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What was a typical day like for your average nineteen-year-old thirty years ago? When you woke up, you were glad there was nothing electronic close at hand to open up the world to you. You, alone, away from it all . . . perfect. Once awake, you’d turn on your favorite radio station or you’d rewind your cassette to hear your favorite Billy Joel, Whitney Houston, or Lionel Richie song again.

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The Hardest Phone Call to Make (Part 2)

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As I continue my story, it’s time to share a piece directly from my book about my unplanned pregnancy which I dealt with when I was nineteen years old. The title is God and Your Pillow because those are the only two who really knew all of my heart, soul, and mind during this difficult time.

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3 Things Taken From 30-Yr High School Reunion

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Graduation Memories

Being there’s been lots of graduations as of late, I thought I’d share what took place three years ago. Yep. The big 3-0 high school reunion for my class of 1985. (Stop right now. I’ll save you trouble and do the math for you. I’m 51.) It was sure a great time recognizing most of the faces anyway.

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Now a ‘No WAY Do I Want to Forget’ Summer Continues

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My last post ended with ‘to be continued’, so here I go to continue that special time I’ll never forget. Click here and catch up on what that was all about.

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That ‘I’d Like To Forget’ Summer

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If you haven’t read my last post, you just might want to, seriously, since it explains an eye-opening event that hit me hard. (*1) However, a few other eye-opening events had taken place my high school senior year as well, causing my heart, mind, and soul to feel they were all going downhill.

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 Why You Sometimes DON’T Write in Your Journal

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Journal or Diary. Ever wonder what the difference is between the two?
Basically it’s like comparing the difference between reading a newspaper and reading poetry . . .  sort of.
The difference between a journal and a diary can be explained by saying that a journal is writing ones feelings, emotions, fears, and most intimate thoughts; whereas a diary is like a news report about you.

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