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Making a Mess

As I wrote my unplanned blog on “The Perfect Environment,” I skimmed through my mom’s books looking for quotes, examples, or musings that might fit this theme.  In her book, A Time to Play, I came across an entire chapter … Continue reading

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Grandma

Grandma died last night.  As I type the words, I can hardly believe this day has finally come.  She is, or was, ninety-eight years old, so for the past several years we’ve known that this day will come…sooner than later. … Continue reading

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On Being Pulled ~ Part 2

I’m relieved to see seven-year-old Micah walking down the sidewalk outside Cumberland Elementary School.  He usually rides the bus, so I was concerned he might forget I was picking him up today.  I’m hidden a bit from his sight, and … Continue reading

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On Being Pulled ~ Part I

Driving down the black Florida highway, I feel the pull.  Husband asleep beside me and children quietly watching a movie in the back, I have space to tune in to my insides. To this pull. It’s as if there is … Continue reading

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The Best Gift of All

It was Christmas Day.  A morning full of opening stockings and presents.  Receiving much-anticipated and hoped for gifts.  Playing with new toys and games.  It had been a full day of little children enjoying Christmas…and all that they had received. … Continue reading

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I Want to Go Home

“I want to go home,” two-year-old Brennan said as he crawled onto my lap and snuggled his head against me.  We were in Florida, visiting my parents.  Ironically, I was visiting my childhood home for the last time…my Dad was … Continue reading

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