Category Archives: Family

Happy Texas Independence Day!

. My dad sent me this a while back; since today is Texas Independence Day, I wanted to share them with you: Due to the popularity of the “Survivor” TV show, Texas is planning to do one entitled: “Survivor – … Continue reading

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Perceptions

Many years ago, when the girls were much younger, I ran across a wonderful book called “Many Moons” by James Thurber.  It is the story of a young princess who falls ill one day after a “surfeit of raspberry tarts”.  … Continue reading

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Why I Haven’t Called My Mother in Three Weeks….

My dear sweet mother sent me a check for my birthday this year. After thinking about what I really wanted, I decided that now that we have a proper fireplace with a mantle, it was time to have a few Christmas stockings … Continue reading

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My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #12: Songs from a Shared Childhood

Today’s post is a little different from all the rest.

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Sunday Funnies: The Angel Tree (A Koch Family Classic)

. . Every family has their own “family lore” – stories handed down from generation to generation.  These are generally told around the campfire, on the front porch, or around the dining room table.  The good ones are side-splittingly funny; the really … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: “Come Ye Thankful People”

. Whenever I think of Thanksgiving, this is the song that comes to mind – and this is a beautiful arrangement sung by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir: . .

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Happy Birthday, Rachel!

. It was 28 years ago today that our lives changed in the space of an instant. One second we were a couple, and the next we were a family. It still never ceases to amaze me how seamlessly that … Continue reading

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