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The Care and Keeping … of Me

Emma and I have been prom dress shopping over the last two weekends and our last two (unexpected and unnecessary) snow-no-snow, ice-no-ice days. Over the course of our excursions, we have purchased six, yes … six prom-appropriate dresses, with the … Continue reading

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Laughing in Red and Green

Admittedly, I have been absent from my blog. Swimming and Halloween and swimming and Thanksgiving and swimming and Christmas parties (we collected THREE shopping carts of toys to donate – thank you everyone who participated!) and swimming and oh, right … Continue reading

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Lamposts

hope, faith, life, love dream, joy, truth, soul e.e.cummings, 1894 – 1962 These eight words keep popping up these days. I see them in Emma as we plan her college visits and her hopes for the future. Dreams of tomorrow. … Continue reading

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#thestruggleisreal

Picture this … It is 6:52am. I’m sitting on the couch, Lizzie is across from me bleating out “Amazing Grace” on her recorder that every now and then squeaks for no apparent reason. Bennett is standing in front of me … Continue reading

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Soup Saves the Day

This was Candice’s text to me … as though she was reading my mind. Scary. It’s been one of those mornings. The kind where you thought you had everything planned out. Emma had a pulmonology checkup, Mollie had Allstate rehearsal, Abby … Continue reading

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Un-Doing Drama

Whoa … it’s been at least a week. Sorry for that, but we were on vacation from school last week, and I took that as an opportunity to just … do nothing except be with the kids and the Husband. … Continue reading

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My Lucky Day

So, we’ve been having some painting done. I have to say, I know how lucky I am. I know. My mom, a designer by trade and having been in the business for over 30 years, is so knowledgeable. She knows … Continue reading

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