Tag Archives: Holidays

And Sometimes I’m Naughty…

When my middle child was two, we traveled out of state to visit a friend. She had only met John once before, and this time she was really struck by him. “He’s so cute!” she gushed, “And it’s a good … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Christmas Sausage

The holidays really are magical.  There’s the beautiful sparkling tree, the animals dressed as Santa, the boxes of Raisin Bran under the tree…  It’s particularly tough to top the gift of fiber. My paternal grandmother was a legend.  She was… … Continue reading

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How to Say I Love You Without Saying a Word

I think over time, many of us stop seeing what is extraordinary about the people we love.  We become hardened and a little bit immune, we change, or we simply forget to be grateful. Thanksgiving Day 2001 I decided to … Continue reading

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