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James had drill this weekend and I swore I would get my house clean.  I've been in a funk for a while and I didn't have much hope for my weekend but I have to say – I got stuff done.  Wifey, homemaker stuff. I did get some cleaning done (which included hanging our freshly-washed […]

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peace for luke

Last Monday I grinned as I watched little Luke toddle up the path to preschool, his oxygen tank in tow.  I sighed some relief that he'd pulled through another hospital stay.  Evyn and I had prayed for him, prayed for his health, prayed for his family, sure that they were weary with every trip to […]

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snow day, Obama day, new day

Tuesday was a snow day here.  Which was perfect, because I had explained the inauguration to Evyn and she seemed to understand it, at least in part.  She understands taking turns as leaders from school and ballet, so I approached it that way.  The girls made Obama Inauguration pennants during their playdate, so Evyn was […]

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update: her box of cars

So you remember I was feeling bad about making Evyn doubt herself and her great idea for Show and Tell?  I did forgive myself but I was curious how Show and Tell went with the box of cars.  When I picked her up I asked her how it all went.  Her teacher, Mrs. B., was […]

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life goes on

It was Lora's birthday yesterday.  I didn't write a post honoring my sister.  I always do – on her actual birthday.  But our entire family was getting over a major stomach bug and I had gotten behind on laundry etcetera and the words just didn't come. Every time I sat down there was another phone […]

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