Category Archives: Celebrating Family

Yep. Graduation Week.

It’s graduation week all over the place and our home is no exception. I’ve posted this poem once before. It’s where the blog’s name originated; but, I post it again today to honor our son who has shown great courage … Continue reading

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Leaving Home

Change, change, and hey, how about some more change? I bet a lot of you have said your final good-byes to your childhood home. It was my turn a few weeks back as I spent several days helping my parents … Continue reading

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Caramel, Comfort and Joy

Velvety flour, a handful of yeast And buttery, brown sugar Have worked their giddy magic yet again As rolls drip caramel all over the counter, The aroma of Christmas morning Past and present Waiting to melt in our mouths As … Continue reading

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I Couldn’t See

Our youngest child turns 18 today.  Gulp. My mothering days are numbered. Can I just say how much I have loved being an everyday mom?  I cannot believe that the time I have left to fill that role can now … Continue reading

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School Shoes

SCHOOL SHOES Shiny shoes Skip off to catch the bus, Ready to roll To school Monday morning.   Scuffed shoes Shuffle their way home, Ready to collapse On the couch Friday afternoon.   kpeterson   August 2013   Yes?  Didn’t you … Continue reading

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