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Totality: Unlikely Events

As I told you Monday, Brent and I drove to Missouri to see the solar eclipse. A solar eclipse is an unlikely event requiring three objects moving through space to be lined up just so. This is why we don’t … Continue reading

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You Know You’re One of the Family When…

Last weekend we visited Brent’s mom, rather belatedly, for her birthday. Mom and I sat at the table with our coffee, reminiscing about our long history. “You’ve treated me like a daughter from day one,” I told her with gratitude. … Continue reading

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What I Did on my Summer Vacation: 2017 Edition

Okay, call me a slacker. I missed posting on Monday. In my defense, we’d been in Washington State visiting our son and his beautiful family. Eric and Heather needed an overnight getaway, and Brent and I needed the Grandpa/Grandma fix. … Continue reading

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Family History, Part 2

Last time, I confessed to being unable to throw away much of the Ancestral Stuff that now lives at my house. I have brought myself to donate some household items, especially those I don’t associate with anyone. Also I’ve tossed … Continue reading

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Family History, Part 1

With the previous generations of my family just about gone, I now seem to have custody of all their artifacts. You know, quilts and crocheted afghans, antique photos, some art deco costume jewelry, and enough dishes to serve an Academy … Continue reading

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Change of Command

Where was I last week? I’m glad you asked… Our older son, Eric, has served in the US Army for over six years. Last month he called to let us know he would soon be receiving his first command assignment, … Continue reading

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The Gift

If friendship is a gift, then my writing buddy, Kelsey Gillespy, is a gift that keeps on giving. She and I have worked together for just over a year now. We meet most every week, critiquing each other’s stories and … Continue reading

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