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Mother’s Day

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Mother's Day

Today is Saturday, the day before Mother’s Day.  My husband is in the field … where he’s been all week … cutting the rye for hay.  A process that was supposed to take 2 days.  And is now in it’s 6th day because of breakdowns on virtually every possible piece of equipment that can break down, including my husband.  It’s been a… Read more »

Reflections on Love

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Today is Valentine’s Day. My 6-year old woke me at 3:30 this morning complaining of a tummy ache. Unfortunately, she complained about it loudly enough that she also woke the sleeping 15 month old who, even more unfortunately, still resides in our master bedroom. I stumbled out of bed and got her some crackers – she’s got a bit of… Read more »

What We Do For Family

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This is Georgie.  She is our 6 year old wire-haired Irish Viking dachshund.  Technically, she’s as American as I am, but she closely identifies herself with the Irish.  And the Vikings.  Although, just between you and me – I think she only wants to be a Viking so she can have Kveldsmat, the traditional Viking late afternoon snack …  Anyway,… Read more »

Clouds in My Coffee

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This is the family room I dream about: It’s so light and airy.  It’s clean and bright and soothing …so deliciously clutter free.  <3 And this is my current family room … Okay, not really.  This is a random image I borrowed from PhotoBucket because I’m too embarrassed to show you my real house. Don’t judge.  But my existing family… Read more »