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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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Long ago and far, far away

I think I’m finally ready to go back and talk about the days immediately after the girls came home from their vacation in Seattle. You see, something strange and exciting happened to us (cue spooky, futuristic music) and, while I … Continue reading

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You had me at mouser

It started off innocent enough. The Country Boy has been asked to haul animals for an older couple several times as they have moved or changed barns. They have a few horses and a llama that watches over them. They needed … Continue reading

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Milestone

After the Brunch, all attention turned to the First Communion, or the “FC” as Zoe kept calling it. Zoe has been waiting for this moment for years. Ever since Madeline had her First Communion two years ago, she has been counting down … Continue reading

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Time to play catch (up)

Apparently, a day of being Ferris Bueller turned into a few weeks away from blogging. Sorry about that. I’ll try to catch you up on what has happened in the next few posts. To start with, our day at the Indians … Continue reading

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And life would never be the same again

Eight years. It has been eight years, but there are times when it seems like yesterday. Eight years ago, Zoe came into this world and life for all of us changed dramatically. She charmed us with her smile, her loving and … Continue reading

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On becoming a Mom

Ten years ago today, my life changed completely. Oh, it has certainly had other major altering moments since then, for sure. But there is something about that first day, that first instant when you become a parent that is like … Continue reading

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