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Hair!

By Sue Mayfield-Geiger

Hair!

Several years ago, I stopped coloring my hair and let the gray finally have its way. It has become my badge of courage. Many of my friends yearn to do the same thing, yet they just can’t let go of the one thing that stops them – fear. Fear of looking old, fear of the […]

Life is for the Living

By Sue Mayfield-Geiger

When my 55-year-old husband died suddenly in 1993, I went through all the emotions of loss: sadness, guilt, anger, depression and, finally, acceptance. He was unemployed at the time, so money was tight. We had accumulated a considerable amount of debt, so our savings were depleted as well as the life insurance policies. With one […]

Goodbye, It Was Nice Raising You

By Sue Mayfield-Geiger

I don’t think it ever occurs to any mother who first lays eyes on her newborn how short a time she will really have with him or her. Our bloated bellies and swollen ankles become forgotten memories when we see the pink bundle with fuzzy hair screaming and kicking and capturing our hearts. We ooh […]

Vinyl in Vogue

By Sue Mayfield-Geiger

It was a quiet New Year’s Eve; movie, take-out Chinese, good champagne. My husband was downstairs in the garage, smoking a cigar and sipping a warm Mexican beer. I heard music and recognized Linda Ronstadt. Then remembered that my son had re-gifted me with hundreds of 33-1/3 LPs I had given him years ago. Moving […]

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