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Gender Divorce Gap After Illness Strikes

Gender Divorce Gap After Illness Strikes. I read this article on WebMD this morning and found it interesting, highly pertintent and unfortunately from personal experience sadly true. You see I am a two time NON-smoking lung cancer survivor. In addition I have multiple chronic health problems including several autoimmune disorders. In 2001 my spouse of… Continue reading Gender Divorce Gap After Illness Strikes

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The Last Widows of the Confederacy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Last Widows of the Confederacy By Beverly Hicks Burch It happened on the Friday before Labor Day 2007. Tall and Handsome and I were driving back to Knoxville from another lovely Southern city. We’d been in this city for about two weeks…well at least Scoot, AKA Watson the Wonder dog and I had been… Continue reading The Last Widows of the Confederacy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Hatched…It’s Not an Egg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Hatched…It’s Not an Egg By Beverly Hicks Burch Well, it’s finally happened. You know that green chilies have becomes a really big thing when Southern Living, the Bible for all true GRITS (Girls Raised In The South) does a six page full color spread in their magazine with accompanying recipes. I on the other hand… Continue reading Hatched…It’s Not an Egg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Little Green Box, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Little Green Box By Beverly Hicks Burch There are two months that can be particularly hard for me…June and August…and not for the reasons you might think. Although I am a true Southern belle, I hate heat and summer. Mild, temperate summers are something I am envious of say…Alaska! My idea of fun is… Continue reading The Little Green Box, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Tax Man Cometh, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Tax Man Cometh By Beverly Hicks Burch I bet you’re reading the title of this blog and thinking you know what it’s all about…well, you do…and you don’t…kinda…sorta… Clear as mud isn’t it? It’s like taxes and a lot of other things in the good ol’ US of A at the moment. Let me… Continue reading The Tax Man Cometh, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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I Wanna Go Back…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I Wanna Go Back… By Beverly Hicks Burch Back in 1991 I went around for about a year with an earworm stuck in my head. What was so bad is I only had one phrase of the song stuck in my head and then the rest of the melody played on…you know…kinda like those dorks… Continue reading I Wanna Go Back…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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My Rocky Road to Feline Companionship…No, it Wasn’t Sweet…,by Beverly Hicks Burch

My Rocky Road to Feline Companionship…No, it Wasn’t Sweet… By Beverly Hicks Burch Lately, I feel like maybe I have been slighting my feline friends, and since I want to be “fair and balanced”, open minded and just down right American about it, I decided it was time to dedicate a few words to feline… Continue reading My Rocky Road to Feline Companionship…No, it Wasn’t Sweet…,by Beverly Hicks Burch

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It Was Memorial…by Beverly Hicks Burch

It Was Memorial… By Beverly Hicks Burch Before the ravages of ill health wrapped its icy fingers around my body and started wrecking havoc, one thing I really enjoyed doing on a more routine basis was travel. I still enjoy traveling, I just don’t do it as often. I have to pace myself when I… Continue reading It Was Memorial…by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Little Girl Lost, by Beverly Hicks Burch

It’s been two weeks now. Two long, grueling, agonizing, heart-rending weeks. That’s how long the world has angst over the fate of British tyke Maddie McCann, age three. Two weeks ago, while the family was on vacation (or holiday as the Brits call it) in Portugal, Maddie’s parents left her and her twin siblings, age… Continue reading Little Girl Lost, by Beverly Hicks Burch