Author Archive | Alene Reaugh


Guardian Angel on the Sunset Limited

I would like to acknowledge and thank a magnificent woman who went beyond her job description and responsibilities to protect our 90-year-old dad. I call her his guardian angel because she saw he needed one and took him under her wing. Alecia deserves a hero’s metal for the care she gave our dad those two […]

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Just a Country Girl

When I was a little girl, I lived out in the countryside known then as South Tacoma. We had chickens and a dog and I am sure there were cats too although I do not recall any specific ones. The neighbors had a few cows and a whole lot of chickens. There was always homemade […]

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What’s in a Name

William Shakespeare said, “What’s in a name, that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” My name is Al’ene, according to my father that is the correct pronunciation; and as he told my secretary at work, he should know he named me. My first memories start at age 4, […]

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