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Yearly Archives: 2012

I usually love the week between Christmas and New Year’s.  It’s almost as if the world shuts down only to create Best Of lists.  I scurry to add the Best of 2012 books to my library list.  Marvel at how many movies I didn’t see again.  I love scrolling through photographers’ best photos.  And rereading […]

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I consider myself very fortunate that I get to celebrate Christmas twice.  Some families won’t travel on Christmas and some families live so far they can’t celebrate with all members.  I’m lucky that my in-laws live about 2.5 hours north of us and my parents live about an hour.  A long time ago, we agreed […]

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Our Christmas is here!  We’ll be spending time with Mark’s family and then turn around and spend Christmas with my family.  Within five days, I will have hugged, laughed, ate/drank too much, gossiped, reminisced, and said “Merry Christmas” to every single family member I love.  It’s a rare Christmas when our families get to celebrate […]

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I like to have a space for my photos, but I really like to own a space where I can write.  Writing is therapeutic for me.   This blog is 100% self-serving because it helps me see our similarities and that comforts me.  I think it helps others to see our similarities too.  Or maybe that’s me selfishly […]

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Last time 12.12.12 rolled around the world was very different.  But I’m hoping that it was also similar.  I hope that it was filled with families just trying to do their best by each other.  I’m guessing that families revolved around each other like tiny solar systems.  I’m sure parents were deeply in love with […]

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