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my mom

My mom. One of the finer things that she has given me is a love of reading. At 84, her body has betrayed her in many ways, but I am thankful that her mind is still sharp and active and … Continue reading

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zac and allie

What a joy it was to celebrate my beautiful niece’s wedding yesterday.  Allie has been like my fourth daughter.  She grew up two doors down and she and April always “met in the middle.”  I have always said that Allie … Continue reading

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happy family day!

I love my family for lots of reasons.  They are absolutely the best.  Today the weather was so beautiful that we had a spur-of-the-moment get-together and cookout.  Cal was so excited he thought it was somebody’s birthday (his!).  So we … Continue reading

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rainy day friends

“If you want to go fast, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together.” These two love to be together!

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happily ever after

Scenes from Stuart and Maggie’s beautiful wedding this weekend!

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my magical house

Many of my childhood memories live in my house, as do the beautiful memories of raising my own children.  And now I am blessed to be building new memories here with my grandchildren.  And even though it is so old … Continue reading

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brrrrr!!!

As we brace for record cold temperatures, here’s a picture of April on her latest frozen adventure!

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christmas night

Christmas night finds us at my in-laws’ house for dinner and more presents.  It is quiet and calm, and the peace of Christmas is real.

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christmas day at our house

When we first had children, we spent Christmas rushing from one house to the other, trying to make all of our family happy, and in the meantime, making our children very UNhappy.  One year I declared that we were going … Continue reading

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our christmas eve

After church, it’s time for dinner and opening a few presents, and mostly just loving being together!

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