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Ever have one of those days that just slows down time and forces you right into the moment? That was this day for me. It was one of those magical good days that makes all the other bad days a blur that you don’t need to think about, because life is so good right now.  […]


A Beach & A Baby.

91 and as sassy as ever.  My great-grandma recently turned 91, and when I called to tell her happy birthday, she cracked me up with the candor she spoke with. She answered the phone by saying, “Yep.  I’m gonna die soon.” And then laughed and laughed like she had shared an old joke and not […]


Conversations with My 91 Year Old Grandma: Boyfriends & Cigarettes.

Stranger Things and Back to School Mantras.

Today is one of my favorite days of the year. In case you were wondering, December 24th is my favorite day of the year.  Followed by Christmas.  And then whatever day we go to Universal’s Grinchmas.  And then Thanksgiving.  But today is on the list of my favorite days. Its our annual candy making party! […]



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