Category Archives: Family

Cookie Logic

I’d been trying my best to eat healthier for the past few months. In the summer, with the easy outdoor living and abundance of fresh fruit and veggies everywhere you looked, it was fairly simple. As the seasons changed, I … Continue reading

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Just Like Edison

I woke up in the wee hours of the morning wondering what had woke me up. After a moment it dawned on me that it wasn’t something that woke me, but rather it was the lack of something. The fans … Continue reading

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New Year’s Tradition

A few years ago, I heard that eating black eyed peas and collard greens on New Year’s Day would bring good luck for the entire year. Despite not being terribly superstitious, and realizing that I had made it though many, … Continue reading

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The Things I May Have Forgotten to Mention

My parents called me yesterday. They said it had been over a week since we last talked and they just wanted to catch up on things. It wasn’t too long into the conversation when my dad asked about the weather … Continue reading

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Finding My Voice

I’ve signed up for what I think is going to be an amazing eight week, online workshop.  It’s being put on by Kristin of Rukristin Papercrafts, a blogger that I may have been stalking for a little while.  The goal … Continue reading

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Hey! Is that who I think it is?

Shaun took me to lunch at our favorite Szechuan  restaurant this weekend. As we chatted and enjoyed our meal I watched as a little boy wandered near our table.  He walked back and forth a couple times and eventually stopped … Continue reading

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For the Love of Coffee and a Good Man

Last night I was browsing through Pintrest before bed.  I stumbled across a board about coffee and just had to laugh at some of the silliness posted.  (Just in case you are unaware, it’s pretty much a State Law that … Continue reading

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Of Cake and Song

I come from a family of singers. So it was really no big surprise when I answered my phone last Thursday morning and was greeting with a rousing rendition of song. This went on all day long. Interspersed among happy … Continue reading

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The Chili Lover

Shaun and I had been dating long enough for me to realize that he was The One, when I decided to treat him to my World Famous Chili. He watched with an odd expression on his face as I sautéed … Continue reading

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Of Worms and Dads

Every time I look at the home screen on my phone, I have to smile. The photo is of a chubby two- year-old hand proudly holding up a wriggling worm. This, of course, makes me think of my dad. Now … Continue reading

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