Category Archives: Family

Devil, Thy Name is Hurry

I’m in a hurry to get things done I rush and rush until life’s no fun*   Or until I slam my finger in a locked car door. That brought my hurry up life to a screeching halt about 2 … Continue reading

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Minimalist Me

Ok, that’s a stretch. But I am moving in the right direction. As a follow up to my last post, Defeathering Our Nest, I am proud to report that in this past week I have “dealt with” 23 Rubbermaid boxes in … Continue reading

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Defeathering Our Nest

Our Colorado son texted me a couple of months ago, asking if I knew where his lacrosse gear was, and could I send it with his friend who was coming out to ski next week? Gladly. Any attempt on their … Continue reading

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#maemae

It’s finally happened for me. After what seems like a lifetime of waiting and waiting I am FINALLY a grandmother! The majority of my friends and one of my sisters are all grandmothers before me, and they all had the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Mojo

It’s the weekend before Thanksgiving and I’m sitting down to take a deep breath before all the crazy starts. Crazy in a good way, of course. Right? My beautiful fall candle is burning a festive fragrance and the afternoon shadows … Continue reading

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Labor Day

My first child was born 30 years ago on Labor Day weekend. How appropriate. Actually, there was very little actual labor involved because I quickly developed a condition called abruptio placenta, which means the placenta separated from the wall of … Continue reading

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What Now (Part 2)

As promised, dear friends, here is part 2 of What Now. How can we move on and upward following one of life’s hardest transitions? I will share this with you: it is of vital importance that you learn to do … Continue reading

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