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From the Mouths of Nieces

August 29, 2017

This morning I woke up to one of my favorite sounds in the world: little girl voices. Well, mostly little girl voices. MacKenzie is ten now, and not so very little. Madison is seven and full of questions like: “Why are you laying the wrong way in the bed?” (Because I woke up awhile ago already, and now I’m just resting.) and “Did you have …

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Go Pick a Rock

June 6, 2017

I’ve been moping around a lot lately. And by that, I don’t mean I’ve been wallowing in the depths of despair. Something much shallower than that. Worrying and wasting time, mostly. I’ll be honest and say that there is nothing on earth that should be wrong with me. I am living one of the most fulfilling and exciting times of my life. I am at …

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Nickels and Dimes Times

May 23, 2017

I woke up this morning with the line of a song running through my mind. “These are the times of nickels and dimes and love.” Just a single line, and no more. I like it because it makes me think of my family. Of simple things, happy memories. Not that we ever actually had to subsist on nickels and dimes. But I think Dad and …

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