Category Archives: Family

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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Not So Foolish April

This morning the dogs woke me up.  They were whining to go outside much earlier than I wanted to get up.  (Granted, one could hardly fault the dogs, as it was a few hours later than I usually am up, … Continue reading

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The Big Five-Oh

When Shaun turned thirty, we threw a surprise party for him.  It was such fun to sneak around, gathering his friends and co-workers in order to celebrate him.  Shaun enjoyed himself, but hated that we all made such a fuss … Continue reading

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Speaking of Serendipity

Ok, maybe we weren’t speaking of serendipity, but we should.  It’s got a great meaning and it just feels good saying it.  Try it.  Let it just roll out of your mouth ser-innnn-dip-it-eee.  It helps if you play by saying … Continue reading

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Blame It On Facebook

Last week, Carol of Northwest Ladybug made a post that’s been clanging around in my mind for that last few days.  (I hope you are happy Carol!) Basically, she wrote about how she had started to second guess herself about … Continue reading

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The Great Snowpacolypse of 2012

On Wednesday, I posted to my Facebook Page that the national news proclaiming that we we all on the brink of freezing to death here in Seattle, was greatly exaggerated.  Yes, we had a lot of snow, the power had … Continue reading

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Wrapping Gifts

I once knew someone that loved to wrap gifts.  Seriously, she would collect and beautifully wrap boxes all year long in preparation for a present to give someone.  She firmly believed that the the packaging was the most important part … Continue reading

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The Most Important Meal of the Day

“Hi Mom!” KT said as she came into the kitchen fresh from a shower.  “What’s for breakfast?” “Breakfast?” I asked, “Um…how about coffee?”  “Mo-o-o-o-o-o-m.”  My daughter hadn’t even been home from college for a full day and already she expected … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Pie

Despite the fact that we are going to the home of some friends for Thanksgiving dinner, I have been busy creating vegan options for my family to dine on.  One of the things I decided to experiment with whip up … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I have so  much to be thankful for.  A warm home, loving husband, two beautiful daughters, way too many critters, deep friendships and well…what more could I possibly need? How about a cornucopia filled with pineapple, lemons and watermelon? (Thank … Continue reading

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