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It’s Friday! I’d give you a high five, but that hurts.

What a long week with aching backs, painful shoulders, drab weather, severe thunderstorms, and stir-crazy kids. It’s finally Friday! Since the end of December, I’ve been having episodes of back spasms and pain, and it happened again while I reached out for a book last Monday. My back went out when I reached for a… Continue reading It’s Friday! I’d give you a high five, but that hurts.

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Catching Up

Somehow almost 3 months have passed since I last wrote. My days and nights have been jam-packed, but I’ve missed blogging. The kids are growing up and I know I’ll forget the stories if I don’t write them down. Here’s a not-so-complete recap list o’ memories. 1. We survived another year of homeschooling! Jake finished… Continue reading Catching Up

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New York City Weekend: From the Station to Broadway

Last Sunday I returned from a fun weekend in New York City – my first time visiting the Big Apple! Mike’s mom treated Jen and me to this trip for our 40th birthdays. Jen’s birthday was in September and mine is in December, so early fall was the ideal time to plan this celebratory getaway.… Continue reading New York City Weekend: From the Station to Broadway

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I’m Really Skilled in the Art of Procrastination

In preparation for a 3-week co-op elective I’m going to teach for middle schoolers, I have purchased or borrowed a good pile of books on digital photography. But while those books are impressively stacked on the side table, hardly a one has been even half-way finished in the months since I volunteered to take on… Continue reading I’m Really Skilled in the Art of Procrastination