Tag Archives: day in the life

Daddy is not the babysitter

I am headed out of town to attend a conference for four days. I will miss my girls and my husband. My four-year old is in a clingy phase–recently I left for an early meeting before she awoke and she … Continue reading

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The days of remembrance colliding

We celebrated my mother’s sixtieth birthday just three weeks before she died. Her death was completely and totally unexpected. And when she was gone, it was not immediate. Her life ended on one day but was not over for another. … Continue reading

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2014 fades into the background and then it’s 2015

New Year’s Eve has come and gone in the way most years end with the world humming along, quietly, then with a great crescendo, bang, it’s over. The end of the year is all about the holidays, celebrating each other, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving redux

December starts on a Monday? I hardly feel caught up from the crush of work before Thanksgiving and here I am, typing this post, wondering how it became December. That’s pretty much how I always feel about the passage of … Continue reading

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Simple, delightful things

We have so many harried days, and we almost never pause to consider the simple little moments in a day of otherwise, unremarkable events. Today, I was thankful for these few lovely, blessed moments: A no-rush morning: Our preschool was closed today, so we … Continue reading

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