Tag Archives: family

In All Things Give Thanks

He was refusing to go to sleep. My little nephew, thirteen months old. Earlier in the day his three-year-old brother had taken a tumble and bonked the back of his head, hard. His parents immediately took him to the ER, … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Volume 19

–1– This morning when I looked at the scripture readings for today, this verse jumped out at me: “If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.” –2 Corinthians 11:30 OK, here goes: I’m an introvert … Continue reading

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Blessed Am I

Monday, 7 pm I changed into shorts and a tech shirt an hour or so ago while I waited for Joe to come home from work.  (I’m about ready to drop the Three Stooges act and call my family by … Continue reading

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Blogging and Busyness

But first, What I’ve Been Up To Since My Last Post: Curly turned sixteen and landed a part-time job at a soft-serve ice cream joint. Larry decided to go to Virginia Tech this fall.  For now we prepare for graduation, … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes: The I’m Still Here Edition

The other night at the dinner table I was taking a photo of my plate of food, because I had tried a new recipe and wanted to post it on my blog.  “Not that I have time to do that,” … Continue reading

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Ramblings of a Middle-Aged Mom

(I was going to name this post, “Midlife Crisis,” but it sounded too dramatic; and anyway I’m not sure that’s accurate.  More like a “Midlife Awakening.”  I hope I’m not being too navel-gaze-y here…) Not long ago I realized something … Continue reading

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Random Ridiculosity: Theme Thursday (on a Saturday)

We’re supposed to be in Indiana tonight, celebrating my cousin E’s wedding.  When Joe and I were married, she was seven years old and she was our flower girl. (Here’s E. at our wedding with my cousin S., who was … Continue reading

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