Author Archives: Gwynn Rogers

About Gwynn Rogers

After 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the fields of real estate, high tech, and corporate travel, Gwynn has moved on to the career of “Grandma.” When not teaching her granddaughters an extensive vocabulary of “alley-oop-boop, ups-a-daisy, cowabunga or bummer”, Gwynn can be found hunting for mentors for the Kitsap Youth Mentoring Consortium, or chasing her fantasies on her treadmill. Gwynn currently freelances for magazines.

Respect One Another

“Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.”  Albert Einstein “We are called to play the good Samaritan on life’s roadside; but that will be only an initial act.  One day the whole Jericho road must be … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Wild Side

    The big day arrived for me to head to our family reunion down at Millersylvania State Park in Olympia.  The family chose this new location as it split the distance between Portland and Port Townsend for various family … Continue reading

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Kids Say the Darndest Things…

  “We find a delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson “To make other people laugh is no great feat so long as one does not mind … Continue reading

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Easter Plate Hunting

Ever have those nights when you can’t sleep?  Your body aches, your brain won’t stop whirling, you toss and turn, and finally you decide to get up to eat or drink something so you can go back to sleep. Well, … Continue reading

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January 2017 – IWSG… The Joy of Caregiving

New Year’s Eve’s early morning started off with a BANG, CRASH, and THUD!  I jumped out of bed, ran around the corner of our short hall directly into the living room of our tiny apartment. There sprawled on the floor … Continue reading

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December’s IWSG – Do I have Writing Goals?

Many Thanks to Alex Cavanaugh for starting the Insecure Writer’s Support Group and to my friend, Patricia Garcia, for inviting me to join this supportive group.  I also thank this month’s IWSG co-hosts: Jennifer Hawes, Jen Chandler, Nick Wilford, Juneta … Continue reading

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Welcome to a Caregiver’s World

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the things which you think you cannot do.”                    — Eleanor Roosevelt “If you can’t change your fate, … Continue reading

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IWSG – November – Did You Hear That?

Many Thanks to Alex Cavanaugh for starting the Insecure Writer’s Support Group and to my friend, Patricia Garcia, for inviting me to join this supportive group.  Sadly, due to life, I missed posting for October so I will post two … Continue reading

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IWSG October- Halloween- The Scary Part of Caregiving

  “’Tis an old saying, That an Ounce of Prevention is worth a Pound of Cure.”     Benjamin Franklin “He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.”            Thomas Fuller “Desperate cases need the most desperate remedies.”  … Continue reading

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Liebster Award 2016 – Gwynn’s Grit and Grin

I I share Samantha Mozart’s words when I say I am pleased to announce that I have been given the Liebster Award for 2016. This marks the second year I have received the award; the first was for 2014. The … Continue reading

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