growing up

how do you rest?

December 6, 2016
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All weekend we are in the same room, but we hardly exchange a word. It is the most romantic Thanksgiving holiday of my life. David has the turkey smoking on the BBQ and I am cleaning the bathroom when I hear her boots clicking down the hallway. Our daughter, Kaitlin, arrives from Salt Lake City. […]

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the vacation of kids coming home

September 6, 2015
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My children are my true companions. I can say this now. It wasn’t always true. There was a time I envied hours of simply running to the grocery store without them, because they were cling-ons, not companions. I tried to carve out our happiness, however. There were many trips to many stores through many years, […]

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