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Location: Missouri
Gender: Female
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Joined: September 2016
I put my dreams on hold for many years after tragedy struck our family, I realized that no one is promised tomorrow. If I put off my dreams much longer that's all they'll ever be.
So I pound away at keyboard day after day, hoping to make them come true.
I am a mother of 7, grandmother of 14 Great Grandma of 1 plus my furry babies.
I love animals and will rescue one in a heartbeat if I see it's abused in any way.
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Mistydawn: I found this poem doing research it's so beautiful, fits so well here I had to share it.

The Impossible Dream (The Quest)
To dream the impossible dream,
To fight the unbeatable foe,
To bear with unbearable sorrow,
To run where the brave dare not go.

To right the unrightable wrong,
To love pure and chaste from afar,
To try when your arms are too weary,
To reach the unreachable star.

This is my quest, to follow that star:
No matter how hopeless, no matter how far.
To be willing to give when there's no more to give,
To be willing to die so that honor and justice may live.

And I know if I'll only be true
to this glorious quest
That my heart will lie peaceful and calm
when I'm laid to my rest.

And the world will be better for this:
That one man scorned and covered with scars,
Still strove with his last ounce of courage
To reach the unreachable star.
November 25, 2019 at 12:21PM
    CD Richards: It is indeed beautiful. Not sure if you know it's actually a song from the stage (and later film) musical, Man of La Mancha, which in turn is based on Cervantes' 17th century novel Don Quixote. I've not read the novel, but the musical film, starring Peter O'Toole, is a classic.
    November 25, 2019 at 3:38PM
    sandramitchell: I love the song, I was singing it down the page ... now it'll be in my brain for the rest of the day!! lol.
    November 26, 2019 at 10:25AM
    Therese Caron: Go on you tube or just google Jim Nabors (yes, Gomer Pyle!l) and find him singing this - unbelievable,

    Therese (Terry) Caron
    December 7, 2019 at 5:04PM

Mistydawn: This is Kyleigh, my great-granddaughter learning to walk.
She and my grandbabies are my inspiration, the reason I try as hard as I do.
July 2, 2019 at 1:20PM
    WryWriter: Sooo precious!! : )
    July 2, 2019 at 4:38PM

Mistydawn: These are my two youngest grandson's Tyler and Jordon.
August 20, 2018 at 5:01PM
    Susanjohn: Cute! :-)
    August 20, 2018 at 7:28PM
    KatyM: Misty, What happened with the chapter called: Tainted Drugs? I came to read it and it said it was deleted. :(
    October 20, 2018 at 7:57PM
    November 10, 2018 at 4:39PM
    royowen: Super cute
    November 10, 2018 at 4:39PM

Mistydawn: This picture is my Grandaughter London and Great Granddaughter Keileigh on their first play date.
August 5, 2018 at 4:30PM
    Susanjohn: Very cute!
    August 5, 2018 at 7:22PM
    Cass Carlton: Two adorable little souls you have engendered.
    You must have generations spanning time for these two to be the same age. I wonder if Keiliegh will ever call her Auntie London. so sweet cheers Cass Carlton
    August 16, 2018 at 7:19PM

Mistydawn: My granddaughter Maci, just received an award in school for best storyteller. I'm so proud.
May 28, 2018 at 6:49PM
    Dean Kuch: A future J. K. Rowling in the making, perhaps?
    Kudos to her on her grand achievement.
    ~Dean :)
    May 29, 2018 at 7:56AM

Mistydawn: The picture is my first great grandbaby, Kayleigh. She's going home today.
May 23, 2018 at 3:35PM
    nancyjam: Congratulations! She's beautiful! What a blessing. Nancy
    May 26, 2018 at 2:31PM

Mistydawn: I've learned so much in the short time I've been here. Thank you for all of your help and your support.
April 29, 2017 at 12:10PM
    Commando: We at FanStory, are learning from you as well, Misty. Thank you for your help and support. I
    "Salute," you, my dear friend! Best wishes.
    July 11, 2017 at 2:53PM

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