Author Archives: GinaBee

Embracing My Inner Storyteller – At Long Last

“The shortest distance between truth and a human being is a story.” ~ Anthony de Mello Beginning this year, I’ve vowed to shorten the distance between myself and others by telling more of my stories here on Once a Time … Continue reading

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And the Results are In…

Literally, as we pulled into the parking space at the gastroenterologist’s office, the radio began playing the first few notes of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ The Waiting (is the hardest part). Scott’s response, “Ha, like that song hasn’t been … Continue reading

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How Our Life Completely Changed in Two Hours

Writing about this has been on my mind because that’s how I process information best. But writing about this means that I have to accept a cold, hard fact: A malignant mass has been found in my Sweetie’s colon. He … Continue reading

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The Calendar is Not the Boss of Me!

It’s that time of year… we’ve all heard it; even more so when it is indeed, this time of year. Beginning every November, “tis the season” for gratitude, generosity, a desire for peace on Earth and that things are merry … Continue reading

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Playa del Carmen: A Retrospective – Day 4

Memories of August 10, 2016 – Wednesday morning was here – time to catch the bus to Chichén Itzá with about 50 other tourists. We boarded our very comfortable air conditioned coach and headed off through the Mexican countryside. The … Continue reading

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