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twenty six

This is my daughter Kate. She is 26 today. That’s the tipping point for adulthood. Yeah, I can’t believe it either. We have always described her as the mature one in the family, so I shouldn’t be surprised. She’s lived … Continue reading

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blissful birthday

Yesterday I had a birthday. I turned a number I can’t even fathom. Fifty four, really? Not that I don’t look 54 (though I am not sure what that looks like). Today I warned Alex (who also can’t believe I … Continue reading

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oh, and there was cake

In my excitement this week about thrifting and recrafting, homemade rust and the 200th episode of Dog the Bounty Hunter, plus Leslie’s awesome photo on Coffee|Served Daily, I almost forgot to report on Alex’s birthday. It was swell. She has … Continue reading

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from zero to seventeen in a minute

Miss Alex is going to be 17 on Sunday. How did that happen? She flew into the world, stronger and fiestier than a 4 1/2 pound baby had the right to be. Here she is with Kate’s doll, Peg (named … Continue reading

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Hello 51

I can turn anything into a clean start: January 1 (New Year’s Resolutions, of course), June 1 (June Year’s Resolutions), Mondays, mornings, a new notebook, an unloaded dishwasher. Heck, new undies, a new pen or a new mascara (I just … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mom! The Story of Jan

It’s my favorite mom’s birthday today. Ok, so she’s my only mom, but she’s still my favorite. It’s a significant birthday, too, but I won’t squeal. She’s headed to France with my dad, for a barge/wine something or another. My … Continue reading

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