Monthly Archives: July 2010

7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 6

  Quick Takes is hosted by Jen at the Conversion Diary 1. This week has been a better week than last week for me.  I thank God for helping me to see the humor in the world around me.  For example, yesterday… in … Continue reading

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What are you reading this summer?

Since I started staying home in May, my girls and I have made  a weekly trek to our local public  library,  here’s our picks for this week: My girls have been on a Beatrix Potter adventure: The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck Appley Dapply’s … Continue reading

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Moms’ 30 Minute Blog Challenge

This Tuesday, I decided to take up Jamie at Steady Mom on the 30 minute blog challenge.  Every Tuesday, Jamie writes, edits and publishes her post in 30 minutes and invites other Moms to do the same!  This is a big challenge for … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Beach

We live in a seaside community where beaches are plentiful,  however my husband does not like the crowds at the resort area so we usually head down by the bay where the locals go to swim and fish. This summer, the temperatures have been … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 5

1. As many of you know, this week marked the  anniversaries of death of my Dad and Mom. Hopefully, this Quick Takes will offer a little comical relief to what has been a rather solemn week. 2. This past Tuesday, I hung the ” jewel” around Rick’s neck as … Continue reading

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In Memory of Mom (12/29/33-7/21/77)

33 years ago today, my mother died. This upcoming  Friday will be the anniversary of both of my parents’ funerals.  We buried them on the same date, 19 years apart. When I was 31 years old, my father died two-day prior to the anniversary … Continue reading

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I Miss You, Dad (5/17/1929-7/19/1996)

Today, July 19th is the 14th anniversary of my Daddy’s death.  He died at the age 67 of advanced prostate cancer which had gone undetected for several years.  By the time he diagnosed with the disease, it had masticated into his bones.  … Continue reading

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