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The Last Walk

The leash is resting quietly in the basket by the front door, no longer with a purpose. The place where dog dishes sat is empty, there is no one left to feed. The dog door is closed. This morning I … Continue reading

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There’s a Hole in My Roof and Feathers on My Ceiling?

It started several years ago.  In the rainy season the skylight in our bathroom would leak, a little at first and then nothing.  The following year, a little more and then nothing.  Each year the leak would yell a little … Continue reading

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Sleeping with the Circus

For Christmas Husband and I got the boys a small circus tent from IKEA.  The circus tent is really very small and Cody and Carter are really much too big but it was on super sale.  After going into and … Continue reading

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Girls, Girls, Girls

I hesitate to write this because before it was my child, I would roll my eyes at such stories and think that the projections that adults placed on the innocent relationships of children was strange and creepy.  Please understand this … Continue reading

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The Party Planner

Today we celebrate three birthdays in our household, yes you read that right, three.  And I had no time to plan for them.  I take that back, I had one day to prepare for it.  Last night around eight Carter … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Views and Visits

Every time I go for a visit to my parent’s house I take pictures.  This is not all that unusual except that every time I go I take pictures of the same things.  I can not have enough pictures looking … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Letter to a New Year

Dear 2013, We do not know each other yet, as you have not come around to say hello, so I thought I would write you this brief letter by way of introduction.  I know that people have great expectations for … Continue reading

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Weathering the Storm

At 11:16 this morning there was a storm in our living room.  Unlike a typical electrical storm where lightening is first seen and then the thunder rattles around, the type of storm that occurred in our living room had thunder … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – The Little Things Are Not All That Little

Family, friends, holidays, love, smiles, being together. We have been celebrating the little things that are not all that little.  I hope you are too.

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Simple Sunday – Bunk Beds

Over the weekend we combined the boys’ bedrooms into one room, merging their beds to form bunk beds.  They now have a shared bedroom and a playroom.  Time will tell if this was a brilliant move or a colossal mistake. … Continue reading

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