Tag Archives: vacations

Vacation Misadventures

I was the one who came up with this topic… what was I thinking? Growing up, we didn’t go away on many vacations. I suppose it wasn’t the thing to do in my neighborhood. During the summer, we spent days … Continue reading

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Keeping My Cool

This week’s topic: How do you deal with unexpected stress? I’ve been told I’m even-tempered. My children would probably disagree with that, because they feel I worry too much about what they consider trivial things – like when they insist … Continue reading

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Holidays – Is Bigger Always Better ?

“Stop and take your time to notice things and make those things you notice matter.”  ―    Cecelia Ahern,  Thanks for the Memories And there’s the holiday theme again … AND you are aware this could, in theory, turn out to be a … Continue reading

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Son and Father

I have had my hands and head full the few days and I nearly skipped-out of this week’s blog,( for the first time). Then I realized that this is my first anniversary with” Four Foxes, One Hound” and I just … Continue reading

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