Monthly Archives: June 2011

summer vacation

It is that time of year. School is out and the teachers, as well as the children, are planning what they will do for the summer. As a child, there was never any question of what I would do. We … Continue reading

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hearing problems

I found a way to get my husbands attention. I hung a new quilt in the living room and went up stairs where he was working on a jig saw puzzle, his latest attempt to avoid smoking. I announced, “I … Continue reading

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the best way to end school

The end of the year, finally, for teachers. I remember those days when the older kids were counting the days til the end of school. It always amused me that when school ended, my own children would then “play school” … Continue reading

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connections part 3

Raising children is a career in itself. I am amazed at the young women today who have children and a career as well. It is hard work. With four kids very close in age, we never totally got out of … Continue reading

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