Category Archives: Memoir

  1. Together Again

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    February 15, 2021 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    This is the eulogy I wrote for my father, Harold Robert Reed, who died on January 21, 2021. Due to …
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  2. And May Her Memory Be a Blessing: Alzheimer’s Final Goodbye

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    March 31, 2019 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Eulogy for my mother, Dorisanne Kalivoda Reed, who died quietly at home on February 20, 2019. You can read my …
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  3. Hello and Goodbye.. for now.

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    December 31, 2017 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    When I was a young mother and a clergy wife, because the season was so very busy, I used to …
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  4. The New Normal

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    January 29, 2017 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Blogging is a bad platform for the slow and reflective. Which┬áis how I tend to approach my writing, particularly those …
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  5. The Making of a Liar

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    December 11, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    I am on the phone with my parents, who live one thousand and sixty-seven miles away in upstate New York. …
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  6. 4 Reasons You Should Stop Blogging (Or At Least Slow Down)

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    July 31, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Writing has always been my way of making meaning out of experience. There are many advantages to the practice. It …
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  7. Reading with my Mom

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    June 5, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    My mother was a big reader. I got my love of books from her. Even after she started to have …
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  8. Moving On

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    May 22, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Bless me Father, for I have sinned. It has been a month since my last blog post. Actually, a few …
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  9. Birthday Boy

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    February 21, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Today my son Aidan is twenty-seven. I have experienced contentment in solitude, and I have experienced it in the company …
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  10. Lost in Transfiguration

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    February 14, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    I went to church last week. I call myself a Buddhist by practice and a Christian by culture, but I …
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