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Just Another Day

I am safely back in South Carolina after my trip returning Mom home. And, as usual with such trips, I return with a story to tell. Some facts:  The trip, from start to finish took 17.5 hours.  (I left at … Continue reading

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Varia

Nothing like a good ice storm (I am in NJ) to get you motivated to help your mother clean out your recently deceased father’s office. I found this little piece of history, unknown to younger generations. Snow tomorrow and the … Continue reading

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Together

Mission accomplished. Yes, some days I question my sanity.  I had to be back for work today for a number of reasons, so spreading the trip out was not an option. Backstory, here:  Saddle Up. That post was written a … Continue reading

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On Humility

“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” – CS Lewis Your servant in Christ, Fr. Thomas Moore    

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Bonding

One of the remarkable aspects of experiencing our first grandchild is to observe the interaction between her and her dog. While life sometimes seems like an “Extreme” carnival ride, its the baby and our dogs that cause our blood pressure … Continue reading

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At The Eleventh Hour

I was advised this afternoon that today is “National Daughters Day” Somehow, I managed to miss that memo, so getting home late tonight, I’m getting the mention in at the eleventh hour (well, 10:30) We are fortunate to have three, … Continue reading

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I Know This To Be True

I’ll eventually get to my point of the title. I’m back from the road trip from South Carolina New Jersey for my dad’s funeral. It was a sad trip, but he was ready and while my mom might not agree, … Continue reading

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A Conundrum . . . And A Blessing

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” — E. B. White Courtesy of Tina over at SwissMiss blog. We … Continue reading

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Strength

“Strength does not mean that we can overpower others. Sometimes the strongest person is the one that can be vulnerable. Strength means being able to do what is right and good. It means not being swept away by what is … Continue reading

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Yup, Magical

It has been just over 24 hours since our first grandchild came into this world. Magical. Adeline Louise, 8lbs, 20 inches and cute as can be. For all my “Mountie” friends, the late Msgr. Robert Kline would have said, “Now, that’s … Continue reading

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