Category Archives: Family

The Lovely 10%: The happiest members of a movement you won’t hear about on the news

(October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month; this post – originally posted in 2011 –  highlights just one more thing that many people don’t know about the DS population) As many of you know, our youngest daughter, Rebecca, was born with … Continue reading

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Just Like Her Dear Old Dad….

. Rebecca has taken to sitting in her own booth at our Friday night pizza hangout – she can’t be bothered with us boring grown-ups. She always brings along a few toys to keep herself entertained. So last night, I … Continue reading

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For Bev – “Again Someday”

. Today would have been my little sister’s 52nd birthday. Miss you like heck, Sis…. . (“Again Someday” by Blackmore’s Night – available on CD or MP3)

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Happy Birthday, Sarah!

. Twenty-two years ago today, a spirited whirlwind of a girl blew into our lives: ….and we have never been the same.  Where has all that time gone? God has a wicked sense of humor – ask any family that has more … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye – Two Years Later

. The following is a reprint from August 25, 2012: …..She had drawn her first breath; she quietly drew her last, with no farewell but one loving look, one little sigh. With tears and prayers and tender hands, Mother and … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

. This commercial came out in 1996 – the first time I saw it, I almost fell off of the couch, I was laughing so hard. All these years later, it still makes me giggle :P . .

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Still Crazy (In Love) After All These Years

Thirty-four years ago today, two starry-eyed kids said “I do”…. To my wonderful husband, Paul – thank you for all of the special memories, and for making me so incredibly happy.

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