Category Archives: Life

For My Girls

I sit here wondering what to say. What do I have to say that is of any importance? Why should I tap out words on the laptop tonight? I have the time, and I have the desire, but I think … Continue reading

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Loss and Healing

In my last post I talked about things that have kept me from blogging as I once did, with joy and enthusiasm. Teaching my girls at home is a pretty hefty contributing factor, as I mentioned. But I’ve recently begun to suspect that there’s more. Last year, on April 16th, I learned I … Continue reading

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The Clutter Conspiracy

I’ve been trying to get my house in order. Not big news to you moms out there — it is our never-ending job, to be sure. Nor is it surprising to those of you who have seen my house recently — … Continue reading

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Bad Dreams

Early this morning I awoke from a doozy of a dream. It was one of those dreams you wake from and have to really think for a moment to be sure it wasn’t real. I don’t often have dreams. At least as … Continue reading

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Embers: Remains of the Day

Sitting, watching the remaining embers of the campfire with just my husband, I enjoy the quiet, and my mind wanders … We had spent the day at the cabin; the cabin that belonged to Jeff’s grandparents. There were kids everywhere … Continue reading

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Homesick, After A Fashion

It’s five thirty on a Saturday afternoon. And I’m completely alone in my house. This may not sound utterly amazing to you. Or it may, depending on just which stage of life you currently enjoy. But for me, this is … Continue reading

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Today, A Good Day

Today was my girls’ last day of school. Allyson’s last day of first grade, and the final day of Kate’s kindergarten year, her introduction to the world of schooling. Today I got them up and ready. I reminded Allyson that … Continue reading

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Happy Kids, Happy Mom (And Dad)

We have these two daughters, you see … and they make our lives fun and interesting. And in the last two years (or so) they’ve made our lives remarkably easy. By that I mean easier than it was when they … Continue reading

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Not A Tame Lion

In 2011 the girls and I dove headlong into the world of Narnia, which was lovingly and thoughtfully created by author, C.S. Lewis. I hesitated only long enough to consider whether 5 and 6 years of age was too young … Continue reading

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Running: The Challenge Continues

I feel I owe the readers (both of you) an update. If you’ve read my post from earlier this month entitled Facing the Challenge, you may remember that I am attempting to be an actual runner — at least one … Continue reading

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