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  • ew 52rw liberty landris
    52 Real Women

    We Each Have One!

    Mothers . . . not about being a mother, but about OUR mothers. I am not a mother and I lost mine when I was 25 years old. ...

    December 22, 2014
  • ew 52rw jane vandenberg
    52 Real Women

    Nature or Nuture?

    Genes, heredity, inherited traits are real. Of course, we have learned this science through the years.  We agree that genetics works, when we get a glimpse of ourselves ...

    December 15, 2014
  • ew 52rw melissa sharpe
    52 Real Women

    Don’t Forget!

    I sat staring at a blank computer screen, the blinking cursor taunting me. I have been in this predicament before: putting stress and pressure upon myself to be ...

    December 8, 2014
  • ew 52RW Joann Bastien
    52 Real Women

    Breaking Point

    Growing up, I was often the subject of teasing. I had red hair, freckles, and my maiden name was “Pigeon”. Yes, just like the bird. I was a ...

    December 1, 2014
  • Cathy Ross
    52 Real Women

    When God Says It’s Time To Lighten Your Load

    I have always been a sentimental pack rat with a memory attached to every thing. When I decided to move after being in my home for 28 years, ...

    October 20, 2014
  • EW.52RW Lisa Caretti
    52 Real Women

    The Gift

    “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That’s why they call it the present.” That was a favorite quote of mine and yet ...

    October 13, 2014
  • EW.52RW Claire Cook
    52 Real Women

    Never Too Late

    As you’re reinventing your life, it’s helpful to have a North Star of sorts, too. When I’m writing a novel, I write two pages (Times New Roman, 12 ...

    October 6, 2014
  • ew.52RW Meg Leduc
    52 Real Women

    Catch the Snow

    Today in Manistee, the Tip of the Mitt, a light snow is predicted.  Walking by Lake Michigan, in brisk wind and rain, I realized I needed gloves but ...

    September 28, 2014
  • ew.52RW Julie Krumholz
    52 Real Women

    Who Do You Surround Yourself With?

    In 2001, a co­worker and I decided that we should open our own company.  After much debate and discussion, we moved forward with our plan.  It involved many ...

    September 15, 2014