Category Archives: katie


We had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Three of our clan were missing, but we added two very tiny ones to the family gathering. Katie took off a month of work to come and help Alex and Jo through the first few … Continue reading

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medical intervention or rather inspiration

A visit to my new doctor last week brought to mind two stories. Dr. V. was accompanied by a young college student who was pre-med with the dream of being an OB-GYN Doctor some day. I had a short chat … Continue reading

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photo fun

Wow…. A week with my mini and look what I can do. Katie brought me a new stained glass window and installed it. It is getting rave reviews. But my mini has new ideas of what to do with it … Continue reading

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Scouts II – Karen’s story

The camp-out was being planned. I am not much of a camper, but I thought I could handle this as we were going to be at an established summer resident camp, available for Scout weekends during the school year. There … Continue reading

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The power of Girl Scouts

In digging through my memories, I suddenly hit upon Girl Scouts. I faithfully buy my quota of Girl Scout cookies every year. You would think this memory should have come several months ago as I ate a whole box of … Continue reading

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it’s all about the stockings….

I guess it is as good a time as any to write about Christmas. My first memory of the big day was a Christmas eve when we were visiting my mother’s parents… my grand parents. I did not see them … Continue reading

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the front row

What did it take to get over being shy—-(this question references a comment to my blog a few weeks ago) —and move to the front row. I guess the main thing was gaining confidence. I was a teacher’s aide for … Continue reading

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