Category Archives: Family

Where Has the Time Gone?

Twenty-eight years ago today I married my current husband, my only husband, and the best partner in life I could ever have dreamed of. We married "late" in life (at the time it wasn't as popular as it is now to wait) at the ripe old ages of 28 and 32. I have now been…
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Once Upon a Time – Valentine’s

Once upon a time . . . When we were kids all great stories started this way. I have a great story to tell, so here it goes. Once upon a time, a long time ago, there was a young lady who didn't feel so young anymore. At the ripe old age of 27 she felt…
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Scouts: A Dying Breed?

Both our sons were in the Cub Scouts and then Boy Scouts.  They did community service, learned basic survival skills, and generally had a good time with earning badges and camping out regularly. Each of them persevered and achieved the highest rank in Boy Scouts by earning their Eagle Award.  In general, the public is…
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4th of July Ponderings

We just finished "observing" the 4th of July, and I have been pondering my thoughts and feelings about it. When I was a child I recall grilling out (on charcoal), eating watermelon, and watching fireworks. Though to be truly honest, at this moment I cannot remember a specific experience. It is more a memory of…
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