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Day 11/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: REMEMBER

Day 11 It is my Gramma Betty’s 94th birthday today.  In my mind, she still has jet black curly hair and greeted us grandkids at the top of her stairs by letting us jump into her arms as she caught … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Future

Tonight as I rocked my daughter to sleep, tears stung my cheeks as I thought of the night, exactly one year ago as she was placed on my bare chest.  She was warm, but clammy as she nestled in my … Continue reading

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Marriage and Declarations of Independence

Just over two years ago, I said “Yes” to my husband Mike as he was down on one knee at the Red Rocks amphitheater in Golden, Colorado.   At that time, Mike was finishing his fourth year fellowship in Minneapolis, I … Continue reading

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birthdays and boxes

My mom has been cleaning out her and Dad’s closet the past few days, and has come across some precious nuggets from the past.  She texted me today to tell me she had dug up an old birthday card I’d … Continue reading

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