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Debra Ann Pawlak

Ode to Joy

By Debra Ann Pawlak

Ode to Joy

Whenever my cell phone rings to the tune of Beethoven’s famous melody, joy takes over my spirit. I gladly answer knowing my daughter, Rachel, is on the other end. “Hello, sweetie-girl!” “Hello, lady-bug!” And so begins one of our many long distance conversations. It took some getting used to, but when Rachel first declared her […]