Monthly Archives: April 2012

Un-Natural Parenting

We said goodnight to some of the girls and watched them disappear up the stairs. Minutes later we hear loud stomping on the stairs and an angry voice asking, “Mom and Dad will you please tell Torie to be quiet! … Continue reading

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Language? Yes, I speak one.

Sometimes I feel like I live in a sitcom complete with laugh tracks. Often, I am the cause of the laughter, especially when it comes to speaking another language.

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Fake Precipitation

Today is April 5, the Thursday before Easter. It is snowing. Really snowing. 5 to 6 inches covering the ground and it is still coming down. In the winter, snow lifts my spirits and almost seems magical. It may be … Continue reading

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