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“You grow up the day you can have the first real laugh . . . at yourself.” Ethel Barrymore

One of the things I miss most about my mother is her deep belly laugh.  She had a sort...

NBC Charlotte Today show

I’m getting ready for my appearance on NBC’s Charlotte Today show.  While I commented...

June 19, 1966

June 19, 1966 Peering out the Venetian blinds at my aunt’s house, I saw the car pull up...

Happy You Went To Heaven Day, Mom!

  by Suzanne Ruff How’s that for putting a spin on what I call this day? For me, it’s:...

Anti-rejection Drugs for Transplant Recipients

If you or a loved one have entered into the world of organ donation and transplantation,...

Did you know you could be a living heart donor?

Yep!  Hard as that is to believe . . . and many of you know how hard it was for me to...

Who woulda thunk it?  Me at a Super Bowl game!

Super Bowl frenzy time! The very lucky Reluctant Donor attended Super Bowl XX.  The...

So You Think Nuns are Mean?

 Breaking the Stigma About Nuns Being No Fun Many of you know about my family’s...

Happy 2014!

It’s 2014! A new year!  Joy to the World! In my lifetime of celebrating new years, it is...

The Donkey

When Joseph and Mary journeyed to Bethlehem, the humble donkey carried and helped them...