Category Archives: Navel Gazing (and I Don’t Mean Oranges)

2014 in Review

For this year’s annual review, I’m revising the questions a bit to reflect the life events that I’d actually like recorded year after year . . .  1. What did I do in 2014 that I’ve never done before? I … Continue reading

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Mary Speaks

I’ve always disliked that song “Mary Did You Know” (sorry if you love it!) It plays this time of year on repeat, and I switch the channel whenever I hear it.  This is partly because it is pretty cheesy (see … Continue reading

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Three Day Weekend

My birthday tends to fall on Labor Day Weekend every year.  (My younger sister’s lands on Memorial Day weekend -together, our birthdays bookend the summer).  Back in the old school days, I was always the very youngest in the class. … Continue reading

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Robin Fly

I grabbed the Economist out of the mail today and flipped quickly to the obituary, like I usually do, and wondered who would be the subject next week, next month.  Who is alive right now who will not be when … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Meal Planning

A rare morning that Liam has not drifted down the stairs at 5:30 am to cuddle with us, and so of course I’m up at that time anyway.  Craig is nestled in with me – he cried for me at … Continue reading

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