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Me on Fixing “Stuff”

Once upon a time, like 50 years ago, there was a little girl about 7 years old.  She didn’t like dirt in little nooks and crannies.  She also didn’t like to go to sleep.  Ever. One night when she was supposed to be sound asleep she wandered into the hall bathroom next to her room…

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The First Week

A little peek into the first week of Emma’s visit!!   Abi and her boys drove from San Francisco….oh my soul…such beautiful times…   Autumn and Everlly flew in…seriously, it was so wonderful!! I wanted the moments to STOP!!  They pass so quickly! And we flew my mom out too!!  She was giddy!!  Oh my…

The Reminder Call…

The other day I received an automated phone call from Ruby’s neurologist’s office.   It was a call to remind us of her Wednesday appointment. Okay, got it. So today I gathered her up and Elijah as a tag-a-long date and headed the 29 miles to the neurologist.  To make a long story short, I…

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  My closest friend said to me recently that America  doesn’t know how to grieve.   They don’t like it, they hurry the process  and often want to avoid it at all costs.   Her words have echoed over and over in my heart since she shared that with me.   No doubt there have been…

Honestly…

Well Abi, Ryan and Finn left early this morning.   So very hard to see them go.   San Francisco is such a long ways away.   Christmas is over.    The extra special days {that only come once or twice a year}.   The days that ya’ wish would never end.   All the excitement and festivities…

Can You Take 20 Off Both?

So I went to the hairdresser today. I said I need a cut that takes 20 lbs off and 20 years off and doesn’t make me look like I’m sick (since even one of you, my sweet bloggy friends from England noticed in the Mother’s Day pics). Here’s what she came up with. It’s a…

The Crawl Space

Well, well, well….a surprise visit from my sweet hubby… (who in the heck let him out of the crawl space anyway?)…..but there he goes again making everyone laugh…. so it was good to have him get out and for all of us to have a good hearty giggle. It feels so good to laugh, doesn’t…