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If only

If only I had not grown up in the snowbelt of Western NY and was afraid of driving when the weather forecast called for 3-6″ of fresh snow to fall in four hours. If only I had not allowed my … Continue reading

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I need a hero

Poor Zoe. She has some unfortunately bad timing with clothing and accessories and news events. The first happened a few years ago. The Country Boy wanted to show me his alma matter so we made a trip over to see … Continue reading

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Blue Christmas

You know me, (OK, you might not really know me, but you’ve read my blog so you sort of know me…then again, you may have just stumbled onto this post after googling “Blue Christmas” hoping to get Elvis and instead … Continue reading

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Ho ho oh…

You’d think that I would have plenty of options. After all, I love taking pictures. It seems like it would be a given that I would have photos of the four of us (and maybe a few with four-legged friends … Continue reading

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That Feeling…

That feeling you have the day after the Super Bowl when your team loses…for the fourth time straight. That feeling you have the day after your team loses the World Series in game 7, after your league-leading closer blows the … Continue reading

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Music to my ears (I hope)

5th Grade Band. I thought it sounded like a fantastic opportunity. Learn an instrument. Get involved. Wahoo! Mind you, being in band or learning to play an instrument is one of those things I never had the chance to do. For … Continue reading

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Season of Goodbyes (part two)

This summer brought another goodbye to our family. Actually, it hasn’t been a total goodbye – there is a 2% chance for it coming back to life. But, with odds like that, the goodbye seems rather permanent. For the record, … Continue reading

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