Category Archives: Family

The cast of characters as seen by me.

The view from over here.

So, here’s the thing: September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. We are a cancer family. For the past 14 years, we’ve been a cancer family. We’re very aware. People around us are very aware. Our experience is a reminder that they are … Continue reading

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I was just loading some clothes into the washing machine — yes, laundry.  See?  I think I said before, when all else fails, there’s always laundry.  I wasn’t kidding. As I was turning on the washer, it occurred to me: … Continue reading

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Friday Night Light … of the photographic kind

Looked out the front window earlier this evening and saw this … … and that should give you some idea of how far away Lake Michigan is from my house because I’m guessing that cloud formed right out over the … Continue reading

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I’m stuck. Several months ago while I was apparently pretending to be someone else, I resolved to exercise my creative side more this year.   Clearly that other more-motivated me has left the building, because lately I’ve been everything BUT creative.  I’ve … Continue reading

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The Cost of Convenience

I was walking through the grocery store with my husband the other day.  We were walking down the aisle with all the pretty drinks, and I said, “I can’t believe people buy those big jugs of iced tea.  How hard … Continue reading

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Keep the Change

So, apparently blogging isn’t my forte. It’s not that I don’t enjoy it, or even that I don’t want to do it. It’s just at the bottom of my list of important things to do. We’ve really been pretty boring … Continue reading

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After-Christmas Reflection and Ramping up for the New Year

Christmas is over.  The spoils of the holiday are littered around the family room and kitchen waiting to find their new homes. The artifacts in the kitchen really need to find a new home in someone else’s belly. Hopefully, that … Continue reading

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