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Remembering Why…

I had a reminder today of why I am making this journey. It is easy to get wrapped up in the minutia of a new project and loose sight of the bigger picture. I’m examining product labels and cutting up … Continue reading

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A Legacy of Words…

I have never had nothing to read… please excuse the double negative but it seemed necessary here. There have always been unread books on my shelf. The ones waiting for me now range from mindless fiction to the Tibetan Book … Continue reading

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Resolve Update: Gratitude

Studies done at the University of California show people who express their gratitude daily are 25% happier and significantly healthier than those who don’t. I’m curious to test the theory. Gratitude Diary Day One:It’s an interesting experience, consciously stopping in … Continue reading

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Season for Miracles…

There are some days that the world seems to be against you. Here it is Christmas Eve and my son, potentially both of them, have woken with a fever. We are at my mother’s house, who’s immune system is very … Continue reading

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Martha Stewart Doesn’t Live Here…. Today.

The Christmas shopping is done! It’s only the 17th of December and I have nothing more to buy… I hope. My problem when it comes to the holidays has always been overkill. Everything on my shopping list is ticked off … Continue reading

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Letter to Santa….

Dear Santa: All I want for Christmas is a silent house. I very much appreciate the thought when you brought the kazoo. I’m sure the boys will develop impressive musical skills while walking around the house endlessly making monotonous and … Continue reading

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Goodbye Baby Years…

It appears the baby years are behind us. The last of the baby paraphernalia is on its way out. Last night was The Baby’s first in a toddler bed. I guess I’ll have to come up with a new pseudonym … Continue reading

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Birthday Party Madness

I have come to the conclusion that I am a sad, sad woman. My kids’ birthday parties are getting out of hand. I have two parties within the two weeks and the guest list alone is enough to send any … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch…

I’m feeling a heavy weight of responsibility. No matter how old I get there are still jobs for which I always count on my mom. One of those has been keeping the family stories and the family history. These are … Continue reading

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Blogging break….

I know life isn’t supposed to be fair but some days it really kicks you when you’re down. I’m not going to get into the details because I don’t think my family would appreciate the gory details broadcast on the … Continue reading

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