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Our Tenth Valentine’s Day

My heart skipped a beat when her text arrived. Starting the car now. My reaction surprised me. After all, we’d been best friends for ten years—since that lucky Valentine’s Day, when, at the age of seven, she moved into the … Continue reading

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Someday I’ll Marry Julie-With-The-Pretty-Blonde-Hair

Someday I’ll Marry Julie-With-The-Pretty-Blonde-Hair  I can tell by the roll of my sister’s eyes—she does not want to take me on the Magic Mushroom ride again. Silly Sis. It’s not the ride that makes me drag her by her sleeve … Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi Love

In the week that has passed since Andi’s and James’s wedding, I’ve had lots of time to reflect, to stare at all the beautiful pictures that evoke beautiful memories, to wish them every happiness and yes, as a mom, to … Continue reading

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Controlling My Inner Momzilla

Andrea is getting married in six days. Any Mom who’s helped her daughter plan a wedding will understand the diversity of feelings that have skipped and tripped through my heart over the last few days as we worked together on … Continue reading

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My Storytelling Uncle LeRoy

I was very saddened to learn of my Uncle LeRoy’s passing today. The oldest of six Marler siblings, he was a gentle and good man. This was reflected in his eyes, as soft and brown as my grandmother’s. I felt it … Continue reading

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