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Our Girl Birdie

As I’ve mentioned before, we’ve found bonding to be a delicate dance. Some steps forward, some back, some round-n-round, some waltzing, some tripping, maybe even some head-banging…always overshadowed with large doses of prayer…and then ever-so-slowly things begin to breakthrough… True smiles begin….. And they just keep coming… And most mornings I’m greeted by this expression…

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We Could Have….

What a beautiful week in Arizona!! The weather (for those who prefer the cooler) is just now beginning to cool.  It makes me smile.  This Buffalo-grown girl loves that it’s just now turning from sleeveless-to-short sleeve weather and we’re already well into November. I think it was 1978, Dw was in law school and it…

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A Disruption

I’m not an expert on disruption. Not at all. And in a perfect world, there would be no disruption. But we can say, from our very limited experience, that four years ago today a very terrified 9 year old joined our family as our 12th and August 24th became one of the sweetest days of…

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“Crazy Day”

Our 2016 trip to our Home Place began yesterday!!  Dw and I both commented that it seemed to be our fastest trip ever to Durango, Colorado – we made amazing time!! We are staying at the same hotel we stayed at after we lost our home to the fire.  I can’t remember how many weeks…