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A fine balance

“I haven’t screwed up this big in awhile.” That’s the Facebook status I posted on Saturday morning. As I mentioned in my previous post, I’d been away from home on business travel for six days.  I woke up early on … Continue reading

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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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O Tannenbaum

The first holiday tradition my husband and I shared was cutting down our own Christmas tree. We lived in Seattle in those early days, and on the first weekend after Thanksgiving we would drive his red 1964 Ford pickup to … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just gotta scream

Last Sunday was one of those over-scheduled days that defies the phrases “relaxing weekend” and “day of rest”. My younger girls had a number of obligatory activities including soccer league picture day and a very good friend’s birthday party.  Our … Continue reading

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