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Reflections on the Epiphany

The icicle lights have disappeared from the rooflines of homes in our neighborhood; the streets are a little dimmer every day.  Yesterday I counted the denuded Christmas trees laying in the gutters, next to the garbage bins, in front of … Continue reading

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The colors of the season

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Three Perfect Days: San Diego

When I was a loyal customer of United Airlines, back in the days before JetBlue, I would settle into my seat and immediately open the inflight magazine to the Three Perfect Days feature.  In those days I hadn’t traveled much, … Continue reading

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The many reasons I love summertime

It has been summertime in our house for 5 weeks or 3 weeks – depending on whether I start counting from the oldest daughter’s last day of school or the youngest daughters’. Although the pace at my work hasn’t slowed, … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Golden Gate Bridge!

On Friday, while our children were in school, my husband and I went on a field trip.  We ventured into Marin County to enjoy lunch at a new restaurant in Golden Gate National Park on the property that used to … Continue reading

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We saw a dragon

One little girl and I saw a dragon in the sky during the other little girl’s soccer practice. It was really awesome! Doesn’t it look a lot like this one?

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Tourist in my own backyard

We live in a part of the country that’s culture-rich and surrounded by great natural beauty. And yet with the activity and commitments of daily life — work, school, soccer games, softball practice, errands, play dates, etc. — we rarely … Continue reading

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