Monthly Archives: October 2009

the post about H1N1

I’m so sick of hearing about it at the same time that I can’t get enough information.  The vaccine scares me, and I’m not one to be afraid of vaccines.  My kids got all their shots, and I believe in … Continue reading

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the heartbreak begins

It is birthday party season.  The kids are back in school, and the little 3 by 5 envelopes are being tucked discreetly into agendas, presents are purchased,  parties attended, loot bags collected. But what if your child isn’t invited?  What if … Continue reading

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two sisters

When they get along it is priceless.  G & I almost hurt our arms, stretching to pat ourselves on the back for the great job we’ve done in parenting these little best friends.  I love to sit and listen, from … Continue reading

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I will (not) follow

Everyone is talking about it.  Everyone has it, blogs about it, does it, but I just don’t get it.  I’m not afraid to admit it, either: I DON’T ‘GET’ TWITTER. I don’t understand why there is a need for the … Continue reading

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My name is not Earl, but it might as well be

When my nephew was about 16, he asked me what one great piece of advice I would give him, as he headed into manhood.  Seems he was asking everyone that question (special kid, my nephew). I was stumped and overwhelmed with responses … Continue reading

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49 years

My parents celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary yesterday.  I sent them a card, but really didn’t give it much thought. Since, though, I have. Given it much thought, I mean.  And here is what I came up with: One:   They didn’t celebrate … Continue reading

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