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Category Archives: Family

Missing Persons

I am not a total slacker. I decorated for Christmas. Admittedly, the other holidays are seeing a marked reduction in decoration of the home. Continue reading

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He Would Have Been Horrified

Rain was changing to snow. The temperature had dropped fifteen degrees in less than an hour. It was dark. We were still two hours from home. The highway I was on was familiar but not memorized. I was not wearing socks. Continue reading

Posted in Family, Memories, Travel | 8 Comments

Giving Thanks

We are indeed thankful. In so many ways, and for so many reasons. We wish you the most delicious and peaceful Thanksgiving. Ever. Continue reading

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Brick-And-Mortar

I said something a couple days ago and it has been bumping around in my head since. I think I should share it. Continue reading

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The Itch and The Dread

I have labeled this mental activity “The Itch and The Dread,” and I have been building comparisons in my mind for more than a few days. Continue reading

Posted in Children, Family, Memories, Mental Health | 12 Comments

One For Each Decade

And still, my sister – along with a bounty of other sneaks and fibbers – surprised me five times on Monday, the day of my 50th birthday. Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Family, Sisters | 8 Comments

The Second Question Asked

He gave me The Look. You know The Look. He was saying to me silently, “Does everything have a story?” He knew the answer and was playing dumb just so I would respond to The Look. So I played along. Continue reading

Posted in Children, Environment, Family, Friends, Gardening, Gifts, Memories | 8 Comments

Hold On Tightly and Hire a Professional

I have heard them all. From the day my son was born until and including today, when he graduates from high school. Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Children, Family, Memories | 11 Comments

Nosing Around

You never know what others will see in the rooms you live in. More importantly, what they will read into you in what they see about you and around you. Continue reading

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And So We Tussle

In general, those in the Simmons tribe like opposition that is clearly defined and worthy of our full battle abilities. Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Family | 14 Comments