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Home for the holidays – what I lea...

Home for the holidays – what I learned this year…

Spending nearly two weeks with two different families for two holidays (Christmas and New Year’s) is like getting lost in the engine room of a submarine – it’s hot, complicated and there is no way to escape. But then, after you have given up hope, the sun appears from above the surface and fresh oxygen rushes back into your lungs. As a general rule, I deconstruct my...

Consider this your holiday card…

Consider this your holiday card…

And so concludes another year sans Holiday greetings from Cathleen and Peter.  The first and last time we managed to get out seasonal well wishes was the Christmas after our wedding.  It happened for two reasons: 1.  We still had a fresh address list from our wedding extravaganza 2.  I was trying to impress Peter’s family I married into an aggressive card writing family. ...

Standing Scissors 2.0

Standing Scissors 2.0

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What Should I Get?

What Should I Get?

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