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G is for Girls

When I first became a mother, by marriage, to my beautiful blonde adolescent step-daughters, I took my new position seriously.  The girls, aged eight and nine, were at a critical period, I thought, where body image woes, wavering self esteem, … Continue reading

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My Friend T.J. We saw T.J. and he came over.  And he was on the swing.  T.J. ran in the house.  He is my friend.  T.J.’s racecar has a broken wheel.  We played soccer. The End. by Ben **notice the … Continue reading

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More on Casey

We’re over the moon about Casey, the Wonder Dog.  She really is just a fantastic addition to our family.   We always knew we’d have a family dog, but we were waiting for the ‘right time’.  When Mark was serving in … Continue reading

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Welcome Casey!

We welcomed a new furry family member to our household this week.  Casey is our new dog.  She’s a four year old yellow lab who came to us via craigslist.  Her owner was reluctantly looking for a new home for … Continue reading

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Our “Girlie”

It is not a name I would have chosen.  Ever. If I think about it too much, it has the smell of misogyny about it,  in that icky backhanded 1940’s  slang sort of way.    You know where “dame” and … Continue reading

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The Bowling Alley by Ben We goed bowling in the car.  There were no bowling shoes.  That was a bummer.  Bowling is rolling balls fast down the lane.  The pins make the balls crash! Will’s Story We went in the … Continue reading

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Blueberry Picking

You might remember back in March we went strawberry picking. We had so much fun and the berries were so good that we went back several times to restock. Well, we’re a bit late in the game for blueberry season, … Continue reading

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