Category Archives: Gratitude

  1. Youer Than You


    December 10, 2014 by Beth Hess

    Growing up is hard. Even when you’re almost 41. Even when it’s not the first time you’ve had your feelings …
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  2. Why a Manger? (the part of the Christmas story I missed for 40 years)


    December 3, 2014 by Beth Hess

    Sugar-free for 63 days, and I have reached the bargaining stage of my grieving its loss. Creeping as close as …
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  3. All My Fountains (Three Word Wednesday)


    November 26, 2014 by Beth Hess

    I have tasted a perfectly seasoned steak. And the most decadent of chocolate desserts. I have drunk from a frigid …
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  4. This Isn’t My First Sober Rodeo (Sugar Sober Series)


    October 4, 2014 by Beth Hess

    This is a repost of a letter I wrote to a friend in June 2011. I was six months into …
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  5. More or Less (a poem of sorts)


    September 17, 2014 by Beth Hess

    The key is more or less Deeper or taller Strength or vulnerability Keep it simple or aim farther More passion or less …
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  6. Enjoying the View (A Guest Post from my Grandfather)


    September 3, 2014 by Beth Hess

    Among the items Grandpa Zimmerman left behind is a folder labeled “Published” … various Letters to the Editor he contributed …
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  7. A Little Longer


    August 20, 2014 by Beth Hess

    I was introduced to this amazing song recently and my heart has been humming it since. Such a powerful reminder …
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