Category Archives: family

The Sun is Big Enough to Share.

“No matter how far apart you are from the ones you love, remember that they are still living under the same sun as you. In fact, they may be looking at the very same sunset as you are, just from … Continue reading

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Family Matters. Family, Matters.

“You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but … Continue reading

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The photo session you don’t want.

“Love is stronger than death even though it can’t stop death from happening, but no matter how hard death tries it can’t separate people from love. It can’t take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than … Continue reading

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23 Things That Only Sisters Understand | Thought Catalog

Webster may not define the relationship between sisters quite like this, but I am certain that he didn’t have a sister anything like mine, nor did he survive raising the two siblings that I call my daughters. There are 22 … Continue reading

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Airing my Laundry.

“I am thankful for a lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning, and gutters that need fixing… because it means I have a home…. I am thankful for the piles of laundry and ironing because it means my loved … Continue reading

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Always Go to the Funeral : NPR

Dad dished out advice my entire life. I didn’t always take his advice, it was often hard to swallow. He was old and I was young enough to know better. Now, we are both older. We both got smarter.  I’m … Continue reading

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Do you have room in your bed?

My pets aren’t spoiled at all; they are simply very loved. And they really aren’t pets at all; they are ♥ family. Do you have room in your heart?

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Our Most Basic Instinct: Family.

The tree colored the night in red and green.  The house smelled of Jiffy Pop popcorn, served up in a spaghetti stained Tupperware bowl.  The console TV blared the theme from “One Day at a Time.” Twin sisters clad in … Continue reading

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Free K-Cups to Lucky Applicant.

Middle-aged mom is looking for a local 20-something girl to spoil. The lucky applicant will have access to daily doses of k cups, free internet access, and leftovers in ready-to-go Tupperware containers. Said applicant must be willing to call me (or at least … Continue reading

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50 Rules for Dads of Daughters

Rule #1 “Love her mom. Treat her mother with respect, honor, and a big heaping spoonful of public displays of affection. When she grows up, the odds are good she’ll fall in love with and marry someone who treats her … Continue reading

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