Category Archives: Everyday Life

Keeping a Journal and looking back

When my daughter returned from Greece, after her long summer there, memories of us as a family and our time together came flooding back to me. I have been in deep thought for a while now and the reason why … Continue reading

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Finding out after all these years

I just discovered from my daughter why her aunt (M) doesn’t like her new sister-in-law. While my daughter was in Greece, M kept telling her that she really wanted to talk to me, but because of the language barrier, she was … Continue reading

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Instead of…

Instead of telling her what a wonderful young lady she turned out to be, he told her he was sorry that he wasn’t there for her while she was growing up. Instead of spending that quality time with her in … Continue reading

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She’s finally coming home

  My daughter is currently on her way home after being in Greece all summer. I am writing this from my hotel room, while waiting for her flight to come in . It has been a very long summer without … Continue reading

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The need to speak English in Greece

In most places in Greece you will find locals that speak English, and some quite well. Unfortunately, my daughter is not in one of those parts of Greece.  She has been struggling with missing the English language during her time … Continue reading

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When a father is absent in their daughter’s life

You always hear about how a girl who doesn’t have a father present in her life tends to go with men earlier than the average girl her age. It is said that she will always try to find someone to … Continue reading

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She found out on Facebook and Mr. Disappointment still refused to tell her

My daughter saw a post that her father (Mr. Disappointment) had posted on Facebook. It was a picture of him and his girlfriend and the heading read “Joined in a Civil Union”.  While on the phone,  I could tell by … Continue reading

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