Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Word about Old Joe

Ahh…can’t start my day without a cup of Joe! I can’t miss my morning coffee klatch. With one eye open I groan…COFFEEEE. Yes coffee is part of our social as well as our addictive lives. And while I don’t get the caffeine … Continue reading

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What’s Missing?

Grace is getting ready to go outside and play in the snow. She comes into the kitchen dressed like this! Now really, I don’t think I would go so far as to put on all of my outer clothes if I … Continue reading

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Oh that Smell!

Well, it was going to happen eventually giving the fact of where we live. This morning I was awakened not by a loud noise like the radio alarm going off or kids screaming, not by the delicious smell of coffee brewing, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Date

“You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. And then the day comes when she gets her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and … Continue reading

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My Girl is Growing Up!

Last evening I was feeling the beginning of what I thought might be the flu. I was achy with chills and didn’t feel like doing much of anything. “Gracie”, I said, “Would you mind making the meatballs for dinner tonight. I’m … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Child

Yesterday morning I woke up to Grace shaking me and very excitedly she was say saying “Mom, mom you just gotta get up! Get up get up and look outside…you have to take a look outside!”                                              Thinking we may have had yet another unexpected … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

                       I don’t understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine’s Day.  When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon.  

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