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Abba, Father

The scene belonged on a funny Father’s Day card. As a dad muscled a lawn mower ahead of him with one hand, he expertly towed a child’s wagon behind him with the other. In the wagon sat his three-year-old daughter, … Continue reading

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What’s Inside?

“Do you want to see what’s inside?” my friend asked. I had just complimented her on the old-fashioned rag doll her daughter held in her small arms. Instantly curious, I replied that yes, I very much wanted to see what … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Nice day

The nice day it was sunny and the clouds look funny. Bees looking for honey And poor collecting money. – Scott 3rd grade 

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Treasures

Showcase a few treasures: Instead of keeping 25boxes of Great Aunt Jean’s belongings in the basement display one setting of her China on a special shelf. “often what people want is to tell the story of how something came into … Continue reading

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What is Your Family Motto ?

I had to stop and smile upon discovering the piece of paper that reads “Poach -worthy family mottos and maxims from moms and dads” Growing up below the poverty line, with drug addicted parents, and later being adopted as a … Continue reading

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