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Tag Archives: Family

Passing of the Matriarch

Very early Saturday morning my grandma passed away. I had posted last week that she was approaching the end and how I was considering stepping into a more present care-giving … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Two Years Ago

I have the Timehop app on my iPhone and today it reminded me of the past. If you are unfamiliar with this app Timehop connects to the photos on your … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

*uck Cancer

Forgive me, I don’t often resort to profanity but tonight I am. My dad saw his oncologist today. It was not good. The cancer that had spread from his pancreas … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · 6 Comments


Eleven years ago my life changed forever. After a short but very intense labor I brought my first child into the world. A baby girl who would leave me a … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Finding the Sunshine in the Rain

The last couple of weeks have been a very frustrating and very trying time for me. I felt like things with my life were moving forward and while they weren’t … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Color Run…Not so Fun

Every July the Color Run comes to town and for the last four years I’ve participated with Mini Me, then with Little Man and the last couple years Little Miss … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Happy Easter!

I hope that everyone who celebrates the Easter holiday had a good one. Here it was beautiful. The sun was shining and the weather was warm. Truly a glorious day … Continue reading

March 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

That Moment

When you feel like the worst parent. I know you other parents out there know what I’m talking about. That moment when you realize that you kid who was complaining … Continue reading

February 17, 2016 · 2 Comments

Family on the Fourth

Every year for the Fourth of July my family gets together for a big picnic, swimming in the pool and later fireworks.  This year was no exception.  We gathered at … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quite the Week

This past week has been rough.  Mini Me returned Sunday afternoon from her trip to Disney with her dad and it has proven to be a very difficult week of … Continue reading

March 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

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