Monthly Archives: May 2010

No Greater Love

On this Memorial Day,  I would like to take a brief moment to salute all of our fallen heroes, but especially the brave young men and women would have given their lives to the service of our country in the … Continue reading

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Down By the Bay

Down by the bay, where the watermelon grows, back to my home I dare not to go, my mother would say ” Have you ever seen a shark playing in a park, down by the bay…” this is my oldest daughter’s … Continue reading

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Forty Bucks

This week I dropped my cell phone in the toilet; yes in the toilet.  I looked in dismay as it sunk into the water.  I have replacement insurance policy on the phone, however there still was a $50 deductible.  This week , … Continue reading

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Creating a Family Mission Statement

Three months ago,  I participated in an on-line book club hosted by Simple Mom http://simplemom.net.  The book we read was “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families” by Stephen R. Covey.  This book had a profound impact on my life, and influenced me in my … Continue reading

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Preview of Summer

Sand between my toes, sand on my feet,  Friday gave us a preview of summer that sure can’t be beat… I needed a day like this one to take my mind off the anxieties of balancing the checkbook, and wondering how we are going to … Continue reading

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Bright, Sunshiny Day

After nearly a week of rain and overcast skies, we awoke to a bright, sunshiny day…and my youngest joyfully singing in her crib.  Yes, she is still in a crib, yes she is 2 1/12 years old and yes, she weighs … Continue reading

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Gathering experiences rather than “stuff”

This week has been rainy and unseasonable cold for our part of the country.  On Tuesday, my girls and I went to our local aquarium.  You may ask, “I thought you just quit your job, how can you afford an … Continue reading

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