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Signed on for life

When I became a parent I signed on for life. It meant that even though it might cause an interruption in my plans, or it might be an inconvenience, I was on the job pretty much 24/7. These musings come … Continue reading

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Seasons

Spring is one of my favorite seasons. The crocuses and daffodils are sneaking a peak in my garden only to be covered by a spring time snow. Oh, but those springtime snows are the best! They are the last gasp … Continue reading

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Seasons

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My parenting journey

26 years ago, I became a parent. Kristin celebrated her golden birthday on the 26th of January. John and I made the choice to become parents starting 9 months (give or take a few!) before that day. What a journey … Continue reading

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Christmas

I love this time of year. Or do I? Why do I do all I do? I’m not sure. Lights, and decorations, for what? I’m never ahead of the game. Always trying to “catch up.” For what? I’m not sure.My … Continue reading

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Rainy Days

It has been raining steadily since Friday. Here in Colorado, rainy days are very rare; you know the days where it’s dark and pours continuously. Many would call these days dreary and depressing. For me, they are energizing! The other … Continue reading

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Roxy and motherhood

Roxy is my lovely 5 yo quarter horse. Since coming to live with us, she has taught me so many lessons. One thing I discovered very early on was a buried fear of horses! Every interaction I have with her … Continue reading

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Labor and a 14er

Saturday 7/12 I hiked a 14er with my daughter Kristin, son-in-law Erik and friends of theirs. They allow the old lady to come along and how very grateful I am for that. It provides safety, security and motivation to keep … Continue reading

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What do you write on these things?

How many people have told me about their blogs? Actually not a ton…but it seemed an appropriate thing to say at the beginning of a blog where my question is “what do you write on these things?” Summer is in … Continue reading

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