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Kids – the 5th one

Number five is visiting with her husband this week. She is not my fifth child, she is the fourth, but when she found out that Bill (#2) occupied two numbers on my telephone (business and home), she found out she … Continue reading

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of mania and mission

I collect fabric (and yarn). I have a huge selection of finished quilts, some wall size and fewer that are bed size. My kids have quilts. Their kids have quilts and if a great-grand should happen, there will be quilts … Continue reading

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kid lingo

I just came off the phone with a conversation with Amelia. She had had a busy week. She was tired…not surprising with a room full of three and four year olds. I am tired just thinking about it! She was … 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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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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