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Merri Maywether

I like to make people laugh and then say, "hmmm." If I have done that then I have successfully changed the way you have seen the world.

Was It Worth It?

The tipping point had come.  I stopped sat on a rock on the side of the path and started crying.  Not a big baby embarassing cry. It was the kind of cry that only people who really know you, or what you were experiencing would be able to […]

It Went There!

Before I tell the story I gotta give some background.  Early in my marriage I returned home one evening to a very unhappy husband.  He hardly ever is unhappy so when he’s upset we know it’s gotta be bad.  Anybody that has known us for any amount of […]

Who’s Your Mama?

Up until now only those close to Mr. B and myself know there was an unresolvable point of contention in our marriage.  Note the “was.” This means this story will end either with a gushy awww or a giggle.  So here we go….. Oh the point.  My husband […]

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Every dream is a good one.

Seventeen years ago I was a divorcee with two small children.  My oldest was four and the youngest was two.  They were and still are my world.  Having said that, I was looking for something a little more exciting than Ninja Turtles and Sesame Street to make life be […]

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Beauty for Ashes

There is a bible verse that says God will exchange “beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness.” Which is all good and well when you’re reading it, but it doesn’t feel so good when a person is in the first part of each of those exchanges.

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Southern Food

This year I’m going to be thirty plus twelve.  So I got an idea, and invited my bible study class to come over and share some country food. I love all kinds of food, but my heart really gets into food from the Southern region of the states.  […]

Are They Really Ready?

O.k. We are going back to school.  I am teaching and my sons are going to college.  Charlie is my baby and the did I teach him all he needed to know about life questions are lurking in the recesses of my mind.  So those last minute conversations are frequent […]