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In the Tending

I find that caring for my seedling garden is proving to be a refreshing diversion for me. I am checking soil, sun and shade multiple times throughout the day. Sadly, my herbs are wasting away and I have yet to … Continue reading

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A Mom’s View of the Gun and the Cross

As I was cleaning my floors today, I had ample time to reflect on my reactions towards the recent violent crimes making headlines: the one in my neighborhood and the one in Las Vegas. Both crimes received reactions of shock … Continue reading

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The Other Most Important Person

In my last post, I focused on what it is like to be the mom of my cluster of tiny people. Tonight I would like to zoom in on that other most important person to these six little feet.  They … Continue reading

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Six Feet and Growing

Many stares come my way these days. Today I went to the post office, a couple of thrift stores and then out to lunch; just an ordinary day of errands, right? Not exactly. At least three people said, “Wow! You … Continue reading

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Storm Updates

Hurricane Irma is making landfall today. My family and I are snugly situated in a friend’s home in a different state. It wasn’t an easy decision to evacuate. Our house and belongings had to be left behind; many people had … Continue reading

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Still Waters

My husband and I have adopted the tradition of christening each new home with a name that reflects our vision for the life to be lived there.  With a shimmering lake just outside of our backyard, it seemed fitting to … Continue reading

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Two Roads

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood…” I started thinking about Frost’s famous poem after reading a news article about 15 recognized restaurant chains that are … Continue reading

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