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The Summer of the Great-Grandmother by Madeleine L’Engle (Crosswicks Journal #2)

Last summer a friend came to visit after I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and brought me Madeleine L’Engle’s Crosswick Journals to read. I thoroughly enjoyed the first one and recently finished The Summer of the Great-Grandmother, Book #4 … Continue reading

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My Times Are In His Hands

I have been absent from my blog for while for good reason. In June 2014 lots of things changed. I had double vision and went to my doctor who told me if it returned to go to the ER. It … Continue reading

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Alzheimers and Caregiver Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month. I knew about the Alzheimer’s Awareness but not the Caregiver part. I became aware when my sister wrote an article on her blog, Di Doodlings called Tips for Talking … Continue reading

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Mom, Alzheimers and Imago Dei

I have been absent from this blog for over a month – and what a month it has been. I started back to school teaching at a classical homeschool tutorial. I love my job and teach two classes: rhetoric and … Continue reading

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The Summer of 69

I remember the summer of 1969 very well. I graduated from high school. Graduation day was very hot in our school gymnasium. I lost my voice while singing the school’s Alma mater. I came back home to a party for … Continue reading

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Independence Day Celebrations

On this Independence Day as we celebrate the birth of our country it is good to reflect on the freedoms we have and those who have sacrificed their lives for us to enjoy that freedom. John Adams, the second President … Continue reading

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Graduation Ceremonies: Encouraging, Challenging and Bittersweet

Many of you I am sure have attended graduation ceremonies this month. I have been to two though really wanted to go to three. I attended the graduation of the classical tutorial where I am a tutor and I was … Continue reading

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On Loving Baseball and Some Baseball Book Suggestions

I love baseball. I always have. I have great memories of us playing baseball with all my cousins on my grandparent’s farm. The uncles would be helping us but really all the cousins were the stars. My grandparent’s would cheer … Continue reading

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Back: Family, Williamsburg and Christmas Reflections

I didn’t plan on taking a hiatus from the blog but there were a number of things that happened that made blogging not possible. My mom started occupational therapy in October due to several minor falls she had. That has … Continue reading

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Fall and Apple Picking

I enjoyed fall on the farm. It meant things were starting to slow down but there was still lots of work to do. The horse corn needed to be harvested. The remaining hay was bailed. Pumpkins were picked. Crops that … Continue reading

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