Author Archives: GinaBee

My Survivor Story

I wrote this reflection for my original blog, Upside Down Cats, on September 27. 2007.  I feel a  strong urge to re-post it here on the current incarnation of my blog in the hopes that it reaches the attention of … Continue reading

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I Just Saw a Face

(This post is part of a series chronicling my Women on the Verge journey. Read all updates in the series.) I, me, mine….  Recently my mother-in-law gave me a photograph she’d come across that had been taken at a wedding we … Continue reading

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Looking At My Future From Today

(This post is part of a series chronicling my Women on the Verge journey. Read all updates in the series.) The last hour of this year that finds me contemplating my future self…    In 2020, Gina will be a woman … Continue reading

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That’s My Bag, Baby

Something I’ve learned about myself through the years is that I’m a one purse at a time girl. Many years ago, I was the sort who had a purse for every color palette I might wear, every season, every type … Continue reading

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The Magical Mystery of Musical Memory

Listening to Sirius Radio is a special treat for us nowadays. Once Scott and I became work-at-homers, it was an expense we couldn’t justify so we cancelled our subscription. On Monday, Scott and I took a 40-mile-each-way road trip with … Continue reading

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