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August, 2023

  • 22 August

    It Will Be OK

    Many years ago, someone gave me a little sticker, only about a half inch wide and two inches long, that read, in friendly blue type, It will be OK. At the time, I just slipped the sticker into an envelope along with some others, and forgot about it. Patricia SandersPatricia …

March, 2023

December, 2022

  • 21 December

    Make It New

    A couple of years ago I adopted a puppy. He weighed about three pounds and was shivering in my arms, and when I was asked whether I would take him in, it seemed like a small thing to say yes. I hear everyone who’s ever adopted a puppy laughing. Patricia …

November, 2022

  • 23 November

    The Year with Two Thanksgivings

    Many people don’t know that in 1939, just as World War II was dividing the countries of the world into Axis versus Allied, another conflict was threatening to divide the United States in two. It was over the date of Thanksgiving. Patricia SandersPatricia Sanders lived in Globe from 2004 to …

August, 2022

  • 31 August

    Let It Rain

    It’s been a dry summer, but this week where I live, we’re finally getting some rain. Some people have complained because they want to be outdoors, but I love the rain. After living fifteen years in Arizona, I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of rain. Around the time it …

July, 2022

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March, 2022

  • 22 March

    The Colors of Hope

    Have you ever been to a butterfly pavilion? I went to the one in Scottsdale years ago. It was just after I left Reevis Mountain School, where I’d been living for six years. I was full of feelings of transformation, new beginnings, and freedom. I wandered around the pavilion among …