Category Archives: Holidays

Thankful

Anticipation¬†Anxiety Rubber against roadway for two hundred and eleven miles miles and more miles College kids kick it on a long journey home   Try not to worry, momma Just wait. watch. Wait a little longer now.   Dusk settles … Continue reading

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A Pinch of Green

Today was free dress day at the Sweetest Little School by the Sea.¬†Children spilled off buses and piled out of cars wearing flouncy skirts, poofy sleeves, suit coats and neckties. A couple boys and a girl or two donned bowties. … Continue reading

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Recovery Matters

So, I had surgery right before Christmas.  It wasn’t a small thing. It was a big thing, although not life threatening unless you consider it was surgery.  It was the kind of operation that was so necessary I couldn’t wait. … Continue reading

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Dad: Eight of my Favorite Conversations with You

My dad turned 80 last year. My  mother asked that each of us kids and grandkids write 8 things about him.  This is the first in a series of 8 things for my dad.   Eight of my Favorite Conversations … Continue reading

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Fireworks, Fun & Freedom

Fourth of July weekend just passed. The gusto with which this holiday is celebrated in this little seaside town is quite astonishing. Fireworks begin to be heard throughout the town at all hours weeks before the fourth. Houses are adorned … Continue reading

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