Daily Archives: July 12, 2016

To Canada in a Tin Can

Put four people into one car for a week, and you tell me whether anyone will be snatched bald at some point between miles 800 and 850. The first day is all pedal-to-the-metal so you can get as far away from home as possible. You can tell by your kid’s breath what the current snack […]

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The Miracle Move

Exactly three years ago today, our family moved out of the only home we’d ever known. I remember swinging in the entirely helpless, in-between place where we were actually homeless bums because our old house was sold and our new house was still pending in escrow. All of our earthly possessions were squeezed into a […]

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Magic Mountains

You know how you wake up in the morning and stagger into the kitchen for a cuppa and when you look out the window, there’s a mountain that wasn’t there yesterday, right in your backyard, and you startle a bit and think, “Well, it’s finally happened…I have that kind of faith!” Then your fist-pump is […]

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The Jello Mold

When Hubby and I went through a bad patch that lasted, oh, about ten years or so, we finally got it into our hard heads to try counseling. This is huge for ‘do-it-yourselfers’ like us. After all, if you can completely re-wire your home or produce school-wide events for hundreds of kids, how hard can […]

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