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Article about me and my discovery and love of dancing

Read the article about me and my discovery and love of dancing In Vie Magazine.

Posted in Cancer, Courage, Health, Inspiration

First Date

In 1995 I was on vacation with my sister Susan in Paris, when I surprised her by declaring that I intended to get married again. My sister looked at me completely astonished, saying “You? Married? After all these years!” I

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Well Here We Are – The Tonks

Well here we are “The Tonks”, Tango and Cha at 8 months old taking a little break from driving poor Mom crazy! Tango, Dark and Handsome I am Tango the handsome dark one on the left, and I am on

Posted in Inspiration

Never Too Old To Learn

I always envied people who could dance. But I was the person sitting awkwardly on the sidelines at every party, feeling miserable. I wished I could be like the other people who could get up and move to the music

Posted in Cancer, Inspiration

Revelations On Safari

I went on Safari with my late husband, Herman, a number of years ago: When I left Kenya I wept because I felt that I had witnessed the unspoiled beauty of this planet as it must have been in the

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I have never thought of myself as a big risk taker. Indeed, I am far from spontaneous, am a careful planner, and always think things over very carefully before making a decision. Yet to the outside world, I would be

Posted in Courage, Inspiration


In the current  national climate of more freely expressed bigotry, I thought I would share with you a story from my past. In my youth in the 1970s, I was married to a man whom I loved deeply, enough to

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And So The Transformation Began

I told a friend at the beginning of 2016  that I did not feel like a cancer survivor. Cancer and its return lurked behind every bush and in every dark corner. There was a good reason why I wore my

Posted in Cancer, Courage, Health, Inspiration, Life

Scribbles And Crumbs

Posted in Courage, Inspiration, Life

An Entrepreneurial Journey – Peaks And Valleys

An Underlying Message Of P’s Passion, Persistence, Patience And Everlasting Courage And Optimism To Face And Conquer The Hurdles Along The Journey Mercia Tapping, Chemist And Grocer: My Entrepreneurial Start In Life People often ask how I started out as

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