Tag Archives: Family

December 6, 2022

My mother used to give us a Christmas sweater every year. They became known as “ugly” Christmas sweaters, and after a while, I must have had at least 8 of them. One day, in one of my rarely seen purging … Continue reading

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December 3, 2022

Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connections can supply. — Jane Austen I’m so looking forward to returning to Dallas … Continue reading

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Welcome to This Wabi Sabi World, Penelope

I was honored to get to spend a week with my daughter, Andrea, and her family in the days before and after the birth of their daughter, our granddaughter, Penelope Rose Miyoko. It was a beautiful experience, though yes, with … Continue reading

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Letters – Part I

When was the last time you sat down and took the time to hand-write and mail a letter? Do you remember the anticipation of receiving a letter by “snail mail?” Holding it in your hands as you wondered what you … Continue reading

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End of a Chapter

Have you ever read a book you couldn’t put down? A book with chapters you hated to end, yet you couldn’t wait to turn the page to the next chapter? In two days, with a final cross of a threshold … Continue reading

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