...thinking out loud.

Melody B. Reid

Hello, I'm Melody!

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The Circle of Life… or we begin another chapter

August 12, 2019 | 4 Comments

Two years ago when I wrote about the regrets I felt as a mom for all the things we missed or didn’t know about our oldest daughter Anna’s Chiari I…

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We Don’t Get Any Do-Overs

October 3, 2017 | 3 Comments

Our Anna was diagnosed in 2001 at the age of 12 with scoliosis. She had a last minute sports physical because her coach called and said he was taking a…

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This Time It’s Different

September 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

Our 28-year-old daughter Anna is having brain/spinal cord surgery on Tuesday of this week. It is the fourth surgery over the last ten years. (Anna is the one on my…

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The Top 10 Things I Love About the Masters

April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

By now you know that my favorite golfer, Jordan Spieth, didn’t win yesterday. The green jacket went to Sergio Garcia of Spain. It was fun to watch Sergio win. Afer 74…

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He’s already before me

April 1, 2017 | 2 Comments

I’ve been going through Emily P. Freeman’s create + complete course over the last four weeks, and in today’s Quiet Collection thought, she writes “Your anchor is Christ – with…

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Here’s What I’m Reading

December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of the things I have been trying to do more of is read for pleasure. For me, that includes two kinds of books, fiction, and non-fiction. I don’t like…

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Hey October!

October 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

  I honestly cannot believe it is October already, but the chill in the morning air leads me to believe that Fall is actually going to come to the south…

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Problems Solved

September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’ve solved a couple of world problems this week and I want to let you in on them so that you, unlike me, don’t waste a lot of your time…

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What I’m Reading

September 6, 2016 | 2 Comments

I am a voracious reader. I love nothing better than getting into a really good book. I read both fiction and non-fiction, often at the same time. It’s not unusual…

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Real Life

August 31, 2016 | 14 Comments

Dear Friends and Family, Everything is perfect here at our house. Our marriage is perfect, our children and their spouses are without flaw. Our pets are the cutest and smartest.…

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