Category Archives: Family

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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The T-shirt to Prove It

You can generally pick out the runners in a crowd.  They are usually the lean, muscular, athletic looking ones.  If the looks alone didn’t tip you off, you can usually spot them by the T-shirts they love to wear.  You … Continue reading

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