Category Archives: Life

Giving the Old Year the Boot and Entering the New Year in Flats

Happy New Year F & F! It’s the second week of the New Year and I realize, to some, it may seem a bit late in the game for that greeting, but I feel there should never be a statute of … Continue reading

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YWCA’s Week Without Violence is October 14-20

Hi F&F, Last week I shared news on 2 projects associated with the observation of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This week I’m reblogging a post from the World Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) Blog.  The YWCA has always been an advocate … Continue reading

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Weekly Challenge: Good Morning

Hi F&F, I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “It takes a village to raise a child“.  I’m here to say it takes a village to help someone die.  That is surely the case if  you want the experience to be the best … Continue reading

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Sometimes Raising the White Flag Doesn’t Mean Surrender: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Hi F&F, It’s October and many of us across the nation are seeing green leaves turn crimson, gold, and brown. They are the easiest and most recognizable signs of autumn’s approach. We know how to respond to this signal of … Continue reading

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Portrait of my Purse: A Diffrent Kind of Selfie

Hi F&F, Earlier today I posted my entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside. In the post, I told that I initially planned to post a photo of the inside of my purse. This was because I was short on ideas and the deadline … Continue reading

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We Interrupt This Blog for a Brief Message From…

Hi F&F, This video, from the Cleveland Clinic, should be required viewing for every healthcare professional, every patient, every human being. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn

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A Random Thought

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgic

On Monday, July 8th we gathered to celebrate the life of my Mom, Ruth.  Leading up to the Hawaiian themed event, I was preoccupied with the numerous small tasks required to execute a large-scale event. I also used the small … Continue reading

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Making Family Drama Where There Isn’t Any

In each family a story is playing itself out, and each family’s story embodies its hope and despair. –Augustus Napier Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

Hi F&F, This Sunday was the TD Five Boro Bike Tour. The 40 mile route takes thousands of cyclists through all the boroughs, including the best borough, Brooklyn. In fact, the tour passes not far from where I live and … Continue reading

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