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Laid to Rest

Yesterday, we laid my maternal grandmother to rest ... a simple ceremony back in her (and my mom's) hometown. The weather was ominous, as is so typical for a funeral it seems. Cool temperatures, cloudy skies, and even pelting rain and snow marked the day. As we gathered around my grandmother's headstone where her ashes… Continue reading Laid to Rest

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Happy Birthday Wishes

Do you wish people a happy birthday on Facebook? I don’t. And here’s the (kind of pathetic) reason why ... If I can’t say happy birthday to EVERY SINGLE PERSON on the day of their birthday in person or via text message or phone call, I just don’t say happy birthday at all. For those… Continue reading Happy Birthday Wishes

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Intentional Living

With a new month upon us, I can't help but reflect on some important changes that have been made in my life and in our home in this last month. While I've been working hard on adopting some better habits (see my recent post), I've also been investing some significant effort into being a better… Continue reading Intentional Living

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Because You Have Sisters

To My Three Beautiful Daughters Here is a little piece for you entitled "Because You Have Sisters." Because you have sisters, you have ... someone to lean on someone to play with someone to sing with someone to laugh with someone to snuggle with someone to dance with someone to bake with someone to sort… Continue reading Because You Have Sisters