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I have found myself dreading certain aspects of Christmas the past couple of years. I’m not a grinch about all of Christmas. Just the decorating and the stress of trying to manage all the get togethers. The decorating became overwhelming for me. It seems like every year I received some sort of decoration as a […]

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Can I tell you something? A small and not so serious bit of my life unmasked? My house never seems to be in order. There are piles of papers from school on the kitchen counter. There may or may not be dirty dishes from the night before in the sink. There may or may not […]

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I pull the quilt out of the storage bag. Aged and tattered the fabric still remains soft from years of use. From years of giving warmth. Mismatched fabrics. Some solid while others patterned cut into diamond shapes. Pieced together to form stars or whatever shapes your mind can imagine. Mismatched yet cohesive. I wonder about […]

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I'm joining in for 5 Minute Friday at The Gypsy Mama where you stop and write for just 5 minutes where you just write, for 5 minutes, without the pressure of getting it just right.  Our son, also known as Squirt here on the blog, is growing up on me. I don’t blog too much […]

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