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Affirmation of Life

Francesca Silva
Well, that last year whipped by so quickly that it just about gave me whiplash! It was a tough year. We had some personal health challenges and lost dear, close friends, both of whom were only in their late 40’s and early 50’s. One loss was quite unexpected and left us feeling bereft, reeling from the shock. (more…)
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Francesca Silva
I love Mumsie dearly – I think that’s obvious whenever I blog about her. However, I also get frustrated with her occasionally. Nobody can push my buttons faster than she can. It’s such a blessing that at 92, she’s still incredibly fit, both mentally and physically. That said, however, she has slowed down considerably in her movements. She can’t do as much as she used to –...
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